#VU26105 NULL pointer dereference


Published: 2020-03-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26105

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3: 2.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-18508

CWE-ID: CWE-476

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Mozilla NSS
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in Mozilla NSS within the  CMS (Cryptographic Message Syntax) API. A remote attacker can perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla NSS: 3.41

CPE

External links
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.41.1_release_notes


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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