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CVE-2018-12367 Detail

Current Description

In the previous mitigations for Spectre, the resolution or precision of various methods was reduced to counteract the ability to measure precise time intervals. In that work PerformanceNavigationTiming was not adjusted but it was found that it could be used as a precision timer. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Firefox ESR < 60.1, and Firefox < 61.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/18/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104561 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041193 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1462891 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00011.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-01 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-13 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3705-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4295 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-16/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-19/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12367
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2018