CVE-2018-5150

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2018-05-09
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1576250: CVE-2018-5150 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 60 and Firefox ESR 52.8

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 59, Firefox ESR 52.7, and Thunderbird 52.7. 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 < 52.8, Thunderbird ESR < 52.8, Firefox < 60, and Firefox ESR < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5150 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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-2018:1725 2018-05-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2018:1415 2018-05-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2018:1414 2018-05-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:1726 2018-05-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 firefox Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Christoph Diehl, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Alex Gaynor, Ronald Crane, Julian Hector, Kannan Vijayan, and Jason Kratzer as the original reporters.

External References

Last Modified

CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation