CVE-2018-12363

NameCVE-2018-12363
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability can occur when script uses mutation events to move DOM nodes between documents, resulting in the old document that held the node being freed but the node still having a pointer referencing it. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60, Thunderbird < 52.9, Firefox ESR < 60.1, Firefox ESR < 52.9, and Firefox < 61.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1406-1, DLA-1425-1, DSA-4235-1, DSA-4244-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid126.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)68.9.0esr-1~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch91.11.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.11.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.11.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.11.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie115.11.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1:68.9.0-1~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch1:91.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:115.11.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:115.7.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:115.11.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:115.7.0-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)1:115.11.0-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie1:115.10.1-1fixed
sid1:115.11.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)61.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-1406-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4235-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.9.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:52.9.1-1~deb8u1DLA-1425-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:52.9.1-1~deb9u1DSA-4244-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:52.9.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/#CVE-2018-12363
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-17/#CVE-2018-12363
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-18/#CVE-2018-12363

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