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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Ubuntu Issues Fix for Mozilla Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Out-of-bounds Memory Write Error in libvorbis/libtremor Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040614
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040614
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5146   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 30 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Mozilla Thunderbird is affected.

A remote user can create specially crafted Vorbis audio data that, when processed by the target user's browser, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory write in libvorbis and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2018-5146].

A remote user can create specially crafted Vorbis audio data that, when processed by the target user's browser, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory write in libtremor and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2018-5147]. Android and ARM platforms are affected.

Richard Zhu (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative and reported through the Pwn2Own contest) and Huzaifa Sidhpurwala reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix for CVE-2018-5146 for Mozilla Thunderbird.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3545-1

Vendor URL:  usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3545-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 17.10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 19 2018 Mozilla Firefox Out-of-bounds Memory Write Error in libvorbis/libtremor Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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