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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:
Mozilla Firefox ESR Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040898
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5178, CVE-2018-5183   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 10 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to ESR 52.8
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox ESR. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A buffer overflow may occur in UTF-8 to Unicode string conversion in vulnerable legacy extensions [CVE-2018-5178].

A memory corruption error may occur in the Skia library during graphic operations [CVE-2018-5183].

Mozilla Developers and Root Object 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:   The vendor has issued a fix (ESR 52.8).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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