ASA-2019-00449 – Mozilla Firefox: Memory safety bugs


Allele Security Alert

ASA-2019-00449

Identifier(s)

ASA-2019-00449, CVE-2019-11710, MFSA2019-21

Title

Memory safety bugs

Vendor(s)

Mozilla Foundation

Product(s)

Mozilla Firefox

Affected version(s)

Mozilla Firefox version before 68

Fixed version(s)

Mozilla Firefox version 68

Proof of concept

Unknown

Description

Mozilla developers and community members André Bargull, Christian Holler, Natalia Csoregi, Raul Gurzau, Daniel Varga, Jon Coppeard, Marcia Knous, Gary Kwong, Randell Jesup, David Bolter, Jeff Gilbert, and Deian Stefan reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 67. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

Technical details

Unknown

Credits

André Bargull, Christian Holler, Natalia Csoregi, Raul Gurzau, Daniel Varga, Jon Coppeard, Marcia Knous, Gary Kwong, Randell Jesup, David Bolter, Jeff Gilbert, and Deian Stefan

Reference(s)

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2019-21
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-21/#CVE-2019-11710

CVE-2019-11710
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-11710

CVE-2019-11710
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11710

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Last modified: July 18, 2019

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