CVE-2018-5180

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-05-09
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1576279: CVE-2018-5180 Mozilla: heap-use-after-free in mozilla::WebGLContext::DrawElementsInstanced

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A use-after-free vulnerability can occur during WebGL operations. While this results in a potentially exploitable crash, the vulnerability is limited because the memory is freed and reused in a brief window of time during the freeing of the same callstack. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 60.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5180 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 6.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

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