CVE-2018-12385 Detail

Current Description

A potentially exploitable crash in TransportSecurityInfo used for SSL can be triggered by data stored in the local cache in the user profile directory. This issue is only exploitable in combination with another vulnerability allowing an attacker to write data into the local cache or from locally installed malware. This issue also triggers a non-exploitable startup crash for users switching between the Nightly and Release versions of Firefox if the same profile is used. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.2.1, Firefox ESR < 60.2.1, and Firefox < 62.0.2.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105380 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041700 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041701 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2834 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2835 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3403 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3458 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1490585 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/3778-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3793-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4304 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4327 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-22/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-23/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-25/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12385
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2018
Source:
MITRE