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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12385

A potentially exploitable crash in TransportSecurityInfo used for SSL can be triggered by data stored in the local cache in the user profile directory. This issue is only exploitable in combination with another vulnerability allowing an attacker to write data into the local cache or from locally installed malware. This issue also triggers a non-exploitable startup crash for users switching between the Nightly and Release versions of Firefox if the same profile is used. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.2.1, Firefox ESR < 60.2.1, and Firefox < 62.0.2.
Publish Date : 2018-10-18 Last Update Date : 2018-12-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:2834: firefox security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20182834 unix
RHSA-2018:2835: firefox security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20182835 unix
RHSA-2018:3403: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183403 unix
RHSA-2018:3458: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183458 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-12385

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2018-12385

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-13
GENTOO GLSA-201811-13
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4304
DEBIAN DSA-4304
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-22/ CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3458
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3458
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3403
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3403
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4327
DEBIAN DSA-4327
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-01
GENTOO GLSA-201810-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105380
BID 105380 Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR CVE-2018-12385 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2018-10-29
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041700
SECTRACK 1041700
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041701
SECTRACK 1041701
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2834
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2834
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2835
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2835
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3793-1/
UBUNTU USN-3793-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3778-1/
UBUNTU USN-3778-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1490585 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-23/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-25/ CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00011.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181112 [SECURITY] [DLA 1575-1] thunderbird security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12385

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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