CVE-2018-5129

NameCVE-2018-5129
DescriptionA lack of parameter validation on IPC messages results in a potential out-of-bounds write through malformed IPC messages. This can potentially allow for sandbox escape through memory corruption in the parent process. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.7, Firefox ESR < 52.7, and Firefox < 59.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1308-1, DLA-1327-1, DSA-4139-1, DSA-4155-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid105.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)102.3.0esr-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye91.13.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)102.3.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid102.3.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:102.3.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:91.13.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:102.3.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:102.3.0-1fixed
sid1:102.3.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)59.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy52.7.1esr-1~deb7u1DLA-1308-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.7.1esr-1~deb8u1DSA-4139-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.7.1esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4139-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.7.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcewheezy1:52.7.0-1~deb7u1DLA-1327-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:52.7.0-1~deb8u1DSA-4155-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:52.7.0-1~deb9u1DSA-4155-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:52.7.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-07/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-06/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-09/

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