Bug 1595038 (CVE-2018-5186) - CVE-2018-5186 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61
Summary: CVE-2018-5186 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2018-5186
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 1590698
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-06-26 01:53 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-06-27 00:12:50 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2018-06-26 01:53:34 UTC
Mozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 60. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-16/#CVE-2018-5186

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2018-06-26 01:53:38 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Christian Holler, Jason Kratzer, Jon Coppeard, Randell Jesup, Ronald Crane, Boris Zbarsky


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