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

High Nessus Plugin ID 108623


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108623

File Name: freebsd_pkg_23f59689015242d39ade1658d6380567.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2018/03/27

Updated: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/03/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5148