#VU10967 Buffer overflow


Published: 2018-03-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10967

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5127

CWE-ID: CWE-120

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Firefox ESR
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Mozilla

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

The weakness exists due to buffer overflow when manipulating the SVg animatedPathSegList through script. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Mitigation
Update to version ESR 52.7.

Vulnerable software versions

Firefox ESR: 52.6.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-07/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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