CVE-2018-5156

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-06-26
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1595037: CVE-2018-5156 Mozilla: Media recorder segmentation fault when track type is changed during capture

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A vulnerability can occur when capturing a media stream when the media source type is changed as the capture is occurring. This can result in stream data being cast to the wrong type causing a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Firefox ESR < 60.1, Firefox ESR < 52.9, and Firefox < 61.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5156 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 (firefox) RHSA-2018:2113 2018-06-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2018:2112 2018-06-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 thunderbird Not affected

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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