CVE-2018-18501

NameCVE-2018-18501
DescriptionMozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 64 and Firefox ESR 60.4. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.5, Firefox ESR < 60.5, and Firefox < 65.
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-1648-1, DLA-1678-1, DSA-4376-1, DSA-4392-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid70.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)68.2.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch60.7.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.2.0esr-1~deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)68.2.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid68.2.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1:68.2.2-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:60.8.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:68.2.2-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:60.9.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:68.2.2-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:60.9.0-1fixed
sid1:68.2.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)65.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.5.0esr-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie60.5.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-1648-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.5.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4376-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.5.0-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.5.1-1~deb8u1DLA-1678-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.5.1-1~deb9u1DSA-4392-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-01/#CVE-2018-18501
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-02/#CVE-2018-18501
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-03/#CVE-2018-18501

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