CVE-2018-5097

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-01-23
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1537819: CVE-2018-5097 Mozilla: Use-after-free when source document is manipulated during XSLT (MFSA 2018-03)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A use-after-free vulnerability can occur during XSL transformations when the source document for the transformation is manipulated by script content during the transformation. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.6, Firefox ESR < 52.6, and Firefox < 58.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5097 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
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 Nils as the original reporter.

External References

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