CVE-2018-5159

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-05-09
Bugzilla:
1576260: CVE-2018-5159 Mozilla: Integer overflow and out-of-bounds write in Skia

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An integer overflow can occur in the Skia library due to 32-bit integer use in an array without integer overflow checks, resulting in possible out-of-bounds writes. This could lead to a potentially exploitable crash triggerable by web content. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.8, Thunderbird ESR < 52.8, Firefox < 60, and Firefox ESR < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5159 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

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ivan Fratric as the original reporter.

External References

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