#VU10971 Integer overflow


Published: 2018-03-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10971

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5144

CWE-ID: CWE-190

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 cause DoS condition on the target system.

The weakness exists due to integer overflow during conversion of text to some Unicode character sets. A remote attacker can supply unchecked length parameter, trigger overflow and cause the service to crash.

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/


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