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MFSA2020-50 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 83 (CVE-2020-26966)

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MFSA2020-50 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 83 (CVE-2020-26966)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/17/2020
Created
11/19/2020
Added
11/18/2020
Modified
12/14/2020

Description

Searching for a single word from the address bar caused an mDNS request to be sent on the local network searching for a hostname consisting of that string; resulting in an information leak. *Note: This issue only affected Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-83_0

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