CVE-2018-5183

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2018-05-09
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1576283: CVE-2018-5183 Mozilla: Backport critical security fixes in Skia

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla developers backported selected changes in the Skia library. These changes correct memory corruption issues including invalid buffer reads and writes during graphic operations. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8, Thunderbird < 52.8, and Firefox ESR < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5183 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 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

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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