CVE-2018-5156

NameCVE-2018-5156
DescriptionA vulnerability can occur when capturing a media stream when the media source type is changed as the capture is occurring. This can result in stream data being cast to the wrong type causing a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Firefox ESR < 60.1, Firefox ESR < 52.9, 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-1406-1, DLA-1575-1, DSA-4235-1, DSA-4295-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid82.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)78.4.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster68.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)78.4.0esr-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye78.3.0esr-2fixed
sid78.4.0esr-2fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:78.3.1-2~deb9u1fixed
buster1:68.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:78.3.1-2~deb10u2fixed
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
firefoxsource(unstable)61.0-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-1406-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4235-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.9.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.3.0-1~deb8u1DLA-1575-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.0-3~deb9u1DSA-4295-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/#CVE-2018-5156
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-17/#CVE-2018-5156
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-19/#CVE-2018-5156

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