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cve[email protected]CVE-2023-5171
HistorySep 27, 2023 - 3:19 p.m.

CVE-2023-5171

2023-09-2715:19:42
CWE-416
web.nvd.nist.gov
142
cve-2023-5171
ion compilation
firefox
thunderbird
vulnerability
use-after-free
exploitable crash

6.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

7.3 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

31.6%

During Ion compilation, a Garbage Collection could have resulted in a use-after-free condition, allowing an attacker to write two NUL bytes, and cause a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 118, Firefox ESR < 115.3, and Thunderbird < 115.3.

Affected configurations

Vulners
NVD
Node
mozillafirefoxRange118
OR
mozillafirefox_esrRange115.3
OR
mozillathunderbirdRange115.3
VendorProductVersionCPE
mozillafirefox*cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
mozillafirefox_esr*cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
mozillathunderbird*cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

CNA Affected

[
  {
    "product": "Firefox",
    "vendor": "Mozilla",
    "versions": [
      {
        "lessThan": "118",
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "unspecified",
        "versionType": "custom"
      }
    ]
  },
  {
    "product": "Firefox ESR",
    "vendor": "Mozilla",
    "versions": [
      {
        "lessThan": "115.3",
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "unspecified",
        "versionType": "custom"
      }
    ]
  },
  {
    "product": "Thunderbird",
    "vendor": "Mozilla",
    "versions": [
      {
        "lessThan": "115.3",
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "unspecified",
        "versionType": "custom"
      }
    ]
  }
]

6.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

7.3 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

31.6%