CVE-2018-5186

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2018-06-26
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1595038: CVE-2018-5186 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory safety bugs present in Firefox 60. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 61.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5186 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
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 Christian Holler, Jason Kratzer, Jon Coppeard, Randell Jesup, Ronald Crane, and Boris Zbarsky as the original reporters.

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