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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Heap Buffer Overflow in Skia Library Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041046
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041046
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-6126   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 7 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted SVG file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap buffer overflow in the Skia library when rasterizing paths and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero reported this vulnerability.

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 (60.0.2; ESR 52.8.1; ESR 60.0.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-14/

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-14/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 13 2018 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Heap Buffer Overflow in Skia Library Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 17.10, and 18.04 LTS.



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