Bug 1576278 (CVE-2018-5178) - CVE-2018-5178 Mozilla: Buffer overflow during UTF-8 to Unicode string conversion through legacy extension
Summary: CVE-2018-5178 Mozilla: Buffer overflow during UTF-8 to Unicode string convers...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-5178
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
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Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20180509,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1573377 1573378 1573379 1573380 1578628 1578629 1578630 1578631 1578632 1580262
Blocks: 1573375
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-05-09 07:16 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:22 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:22:21 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:1414 None None None 2018-05-14 14:40 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:1415 None None None 2018-05-14 15:14 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:1725 None None None 2018-05-24 19:26 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:1726 None None None 2018-05-24 19:56 UTC

Description Doran Moppert 2018-05-09 07:16:21 UTC
A buffer overflow was found during UTF8 to Unicode string conversion within JavaScript with extremely large amounts of data. This vulnerability requires the use of a malicious or vulnerable legacy extension in order to occur.  



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-12/#CVE-2018-5178

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2018-05-09 07:16:26 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Root Object

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-14 14:40:01 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2018:1414 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1414

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-14 15:14:18 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:1415 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1415

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-24 19:26:44 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:1725 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1725

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-24 19:56:20 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2018:1726 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1726


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