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Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird memory corruption [CVE-2018-5188]

A vulnerability has been found in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird (the affected version is unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 10/18/2018 as Bug 1456189 as bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at bugzilla.mozilla.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-5188 since 01/02/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 10/19/2018).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111980 (Mozilla Thunderbird < 60.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

See 125787 for similar entries.

CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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CVSSv2

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Exploiting

Class: Memory corruption (CWE-119)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: No

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Threat Intelligence

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Countermeasures

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: Official fix
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Timeline

01/02/2018 CVE assigned
08/06/2018 Countermeasure disclosed
08/20/2018 Nessus plugin released
10/18/2018 Advisory disclosed
10/19/2018 VulDB entry created
10/19/2018 VulDB last update

Sources

Advisory: Bug 1456189

CVE: CVE-2018-5188 (🔒)
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Entry

Created: 10/19/2018
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