FreeBSD : mozilla -- use-after-free in compositor (23f59689-0152-42d3-9ade-1658d6380567)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108623

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The Mozilla Foundation reports : CVE-2018-5148: Use-after-free in compositor A use-after-free vulnerability can occur in the compositor during certain graphics operations when a raw pointer is used instead of a reference counted one. This results in a potentially exploitable crash.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-10/

http://www.nessus.org/u?543f0579

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108623

File Name: freebsd_pkg_23f59689015242d39ade1658d6380567.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 3/27/2018

Updated: 11/21/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox-esr, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxul, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:waterfox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5148