Red Hat update for Mozilla Firefox



Published: 2018-05-15
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 9
CVE-ID CVE-2018-5150
CVE-2018-5154
CVE-2018-5155
CVE-2018-5157
CVE-2018-5158
CVE-2018-5159
CVE-2018-5168
CVE-2018-5178
CVE-2018-5183
CWE-ID CWE-119
CWE-416
CWE-20
CWE-79
CWE-264
CWE-120
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 9 vulnerabilities.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU12566

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5150

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling malicious input. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability result may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Use-after-free error

EUVDB-ID: #VU12528

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5154

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to use-after-free error while enumerating attributes during SVG animations with clip paths. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability result may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Use-after-free error

EUVDB-ID: #VU12529

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5155

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to use-after-free error while adjusting layout during SVG animations with text paths. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability result may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Same-origin policy bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU12534

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5157

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass same-origin policy on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, bypass same-origin protections for the PDF viewer and cause a malicious site to intercept messages meant for the viewer and retrieve PDF files restricted to viewing by an authenticated user on a third-party website.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU12535

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5158

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to the PDF viewer does not sufficiently sanitize PostScript calculator functions. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU12530

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5159

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to integer overflow in the Skia library while 32-bit integer use in an array without integer overflow checks. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability result may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

7) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU12551

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5168

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper privileges or access controls. A remote attacker can manipulate the baseURI property of the theme element, bypass security restrictions and cause lightweight themes to be installed without user interaction which could contain offensive or embarrassing images.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU12578

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5178

CWE-ID: CWE-120 - Buffer overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper bounds checking during UTF8 to Unicode string conversion. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

9) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU12577

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5183

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to multiple memory corruptions in the Skia library. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruptions and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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