CVE-2018-12367

NameCVE-2018-12367
DescriptionIn the previous mitigations for Spectre, the resolution or precision of various methods was reduced to counteract the ability to measure precise time intervals. In that work PerformanceNavigationTiming was not adjusted but it was found that it could be used as a precision timer. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Firefox ESR < 60.1, 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-1575-1, DSA-4295-1
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
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
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.0-1medium
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.3.0-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1575-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.0-3~deb9u1mediumDSA-4295-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/#CVE-2018-12367
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-19/#CVE-2018-12367

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