CVE-2018-12385

NameCVE-2018-12385
DescriptionA 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1575-1, DSA-4304-1, DSA-4327-1

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
sid, trixie1:115.11.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)62.0.2-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.2.1esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4304-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.2.1esr-1
thunderbirdsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.3.0-1~deb8u1DLA-1575-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.2.1-2~deb9u1DSA-4327-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.2.1-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-22/#CVE-2018-12385
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-23/#CVE-2018-12385
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-25/#CVE-2018-12385

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