CVE-2018-5089

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2018-01-23
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1537417: CVE-2018-5089 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 58 and Firefox ESR 52.6 (MFSA 2018-03)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 57 and Firefox ESR 52.5. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.6, Firefox ESR < 52.6, and Firefox < 58.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:0262 2018-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2018:0122 2018-01-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2018:0122 2018-01-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:0262 2018-02-01

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, Jason Kratzer, Marcia Knous, Nathan Froyd, Oriol Brufau, Ronald Crane, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Cobos Álvarez, Ryan VanderMeulen, Sebastian Hengst, Karl Tomlinson, Xidorn Quan, Ludovic Hirlimann, and Jason Orendorff as the original reporters.

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