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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-5098

A use-after-free vulnerability can occur when form input elements, focus, and selections are manipulated by script content. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.6, Firefox ESR < 52.6, and Firefox < 58.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:0122: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180122 unix
RHSA-2018:0262: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180262 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-2018-5098

# 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 17.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * 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 3
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 Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2018-5098

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102783
BID 102783 Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-01-23
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040270
SECTRACK 1040270
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0122
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0122
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0262
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0262
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4102
DEBIAN DSA-4102
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4096
DEBIAN DSA-4096
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3544-1/
UBUNTU USN-3544-1
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00036.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180129 [SECURITY] [DLA 1262-1] thunderbird security update
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1399400 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-02/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-04/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-03/ CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00030.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180124 [SECURITY] [DLA 1256-1] firefox-esr security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-5098

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


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