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Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird memory corruption [CVE-2018-5187]

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird (the affected version is unknown). This affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 10/18/2018 as Bug 1461324 as bug report (Bugzilla). It is possible to read the advisory at bugzilla.mozilla.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-5187 since 01/02/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (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.

The entries 125788 are pretty similar.

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
0-Day Time: 🔒

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 1461324

CVE: CVE-2018-5187 (🔒)
OVAL: 🔒
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Entry

Created: 10/19/2018
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