Bug 1658399 (CVE-2018-18492) - CVE-2018-18492 Mozilla: Use-after-free with select element
Summary: CVE-2018-18492 Mozilla: Use-after-free with select element
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-18492
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1655361 1660727 1655360 1655362 1660726 1660728 1661346 1667787
Blocks: 1655358 1660724
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Reported: 2018-12-11 23:58 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-01-29 16:11:31 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3831 None None None 2018-12-17 17:06:39 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3833 None None None 2018-12-17 17:06:52 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:0159 None None None 2019-01-24 22:38:13 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:0160 None None None 2019-01-24 22:42:15 UTC

Description Doran Moppert 2018-12-11 23:58:00 UTC
A use-after-free vulnerability can occur after deleting a selection element due to a weak reference to the `select` element in the `options` collection. This results in a potentially exploitable crash.



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-30/#CVE-2018-18492

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2018-12-11 23:58:02 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Nils

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2018-12-17 17:06:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2018:3831 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3831

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2018-12-17 17:06:52 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:3833 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3833

Comment 4 Doran Moppert 2019-01-21 04:56:16 UTC
Statement:

In general, this flaw be exploited through email in the Thunderbird product because scripting is disabled when reading mail, but are potentially risks in browser or browser-like contexts.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2019-01-24 22:38:12 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2019:0159 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0159

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2019-01-24 22:42:14 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:0160 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0160


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