CVE-2020-6815 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla developers reported memory safety and script safety bugs present in Firefox 73. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption or escalation of privilege and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 74.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=1181957%2C1557732%2C1557739%2C1611457%2C1612431 Permissions Required  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-08/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-6815
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2020
NVD Last Modified:
03/30/2020
Source:
MITRE