Mozilla Firefox up to 59.0.3 DrawElementsInstanced use after free

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A vulnerability was found in Mozilla Firefox up to 59.0.3 (Web Browser). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects the function mozilla::WebGLContext::DrawElementsInstanced. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/09/2018. The weakness was presented 05/09/2018 by Christian Holler (Basti) as MFSA 2018-11 as confirmed security advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at mozilla.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-5180 since 01/03/2018. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/11/2023).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109867 (Mozilla Firefox < 60 Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities (macOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 60.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (109867). See 117589, 117590, 117591 and 117592 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.9
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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 109867
Nessus Name: Mozilla Firefox < 60 Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities (macOS)
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OpenVAS ID: 63368
OpenVAS Name: Mozilla Firefox Security Updates(mfsa_2018-11_2018-12)-Windows
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Firefox 60.0

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: mozilla.org
Product: mozilla.org

Advisory: MFSA 2018-11
Researcher: Christian Holler (Basti)
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-5180 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1040896
SecurityFocus: 104139 - Mozilla Firefox MFSA2018-11 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 05/11/2018 10:45 AM
Updated: 03/11/2023 03:13 PM
Changes: 05/11/2018 10:45 AM (75), 02/04/2020 10:55 AM (10), 03/11/2023 03:13 PM (4)
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