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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-15683: Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-15683: Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/22/2020
Created
10/28/2020
Added
10/28/2020
Modified
10/29/2020

Description

Mozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 78.4, Firefox < 82, and Thunderbird < 78.4.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-client-thunderbird
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-client-thunderbird-bin
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox-bin

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