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MFSA2020-50 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 83 (CVE-2020-26969)

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MFSA2020-50 Firefox: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 83 (CVE-2020-26969)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/17/2020
Created
11/19/2020
Added
11/18/2020
Modified
12/14/2020

Description

Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 82. 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.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-83_0

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