CVE-2018-12385

NameCVE-2018-12385
DescriptionA potentially exploitable crash in TransportSecurityInfo used for SSL can be triggered by data stored in the local cache in the user profile directory. This issue is only exploitable in combination with another vulnerability allowing an attacker to write data into the local cache or from locally installed malware. This issue also triggers a non-exploitable startup crash for users switching between the Nightly and Release versions of Firefox if the same profile is used. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.2.1, Firefox ESR < 60.2.1, and Firefox < 62.0.2.
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-4304-1, DSA-4327-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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)62.0.2-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.2.1esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.2.1esr-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4304-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.2.1-1medium
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.3.0-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1575-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.2.1-2~deb9u1mediumDSA-4327-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-22/#CVE-2018-12385
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-23/#CVE-2018-12385
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-25/#CVE-2018-12385

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