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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-26968: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-26968: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/07/2020
Created
12/08/2020
Added
12/07/2020
Modified
10/29/2021

Description

Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 82 and Firefox ESR 78.4. 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 < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5.

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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