CVE-2018-12365

NameCVE-2018-12365
DescriptionA compromised IPC child process can escape the content sandbox and list the names of arbitrary files on the file system without user consent or interaction. This could result in exposure of private local files. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Thunderbird < 52.9, Firefox ESR < 60.1, Firefox ESR < 52.9, and Firefox < 61.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1406-1, DLA-1425-1, DSA-4235-1, DSA-4244-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid63.0.3-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)60.3.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch60.3.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster60.3.0esr-1fixed
sid60.3.0esr-3fixed
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1:60.3.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:60.2.1-2~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:60.3.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:60.3.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)61.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.9.0esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1406-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4235-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:52.9.0-1medium
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:52.9.1-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1425-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:52.9.1-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4244-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/#CVE-2018-12365
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-17/#CVE-2018-12365
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-18/#CVE-2018-12365

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