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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5129: Out-of-bounds write with malformed IPC messages

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5129: Out-of-bounds write with malformed IPC messages

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/21/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2018
Modified
12/27/2019

Description

A lack of parameter validation on IPC messages results in a potential out-of-bounds write through malformed IPC messages. This can potentially allow for sandbox escape through memory corruption in the parent process. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.7, Firefox ESR < 52.7, and Firefox < 59.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-firefox-esr

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