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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Lets Users Cause the Target User's Browser to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041732
SecurityTracker URL:  https://securitytracker.com/id/1041732
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-12385   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 27 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 62.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A user can cause denial of service conditions.

A user that can exploit a separate vulnerability and write to the local cache in the target user's profile directory can cause the browser to crash for target users switching between the Nightly and Release versions of the browser.

Philipp reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A user can cause denial of service conditions on the target user's browser.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2835

Vendor URL:  access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2835 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  7

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 23 2018 Mozilla Firefox Lets Users Cause the Target User's Browser to Crash



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Subject:  [RHSA-2018:2835-01] Moderate: firefox security update


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