CVE-2018-5155

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-05-09
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1576257: CVE-2018-5155 Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and text paths

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A use-after-free vulnerability can occur while adjusting layout during SVG animations with text paths. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.8, Thunderbird ESR < 52.8, Firefox < 60, and Firefox ESR < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5155 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-2018:1725 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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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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