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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-5146

An out of bounds memory write while processing Vorbis audio data was reported through the Pwn2Own contest. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 59.0.1, Firefox ESR < 52.7.2, and Thunderbird < 52.7.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2019-03-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:0549: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180549 unix
RHSA-2018:0647: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180647 unix
RHSA-2018:0648: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180648 unix
RHSA-2018:0649: libvorbis security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180649 unix
RHSA-2018:1058: libvorbis security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20181058 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-2018-5146

# 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 Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 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 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2018-5146
BID 103432 Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR Multiple Out of Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-05-02
GENTOO GLSA-201811-13
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0649
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0648
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0647
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0549
SECTRACK 1040544
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1058
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180326 [SECURITY] [DLA 1319-1] firefox-esr security update
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180430 [SECURITY] [DLA 1368-1] libvorbis security update
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180329 [SECURITY] [DLA 1327-1] thunderbird security update CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-5146

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