CVE-2018-18512

NameCVE-2018-18512
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability can occur while playing a sound notification in Thunderbird. The memory storing the sound data is immediately freed, although the sound is still being played asynchronously, leading to a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.5.
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-1678-1, DSA-4392-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:78.4.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:68.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:78.4.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:68.12.0-1fixed
sid1:78.4.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.5.1-1~deb8u1DLA-1678-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.5.1-1~deb9u1DSA-4392-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.5.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-03/#CVE-2018-18512

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