Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 update for firefox



Published: 2020-06-03
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2020-12405
CVE-2020-12406
CVE-2020-12410
CWE-ID CWE-416
CWE-843
CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #2 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #3 is available.
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firefox (Red Hat package)
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
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Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU28523

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12405

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when in SharedWorkerService due to a race condition. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

firefox (Red Hat package): 68.2.0-4.el6_10 - 68.8.0-1.el6_10

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2378

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU28524

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12406

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error during unboxed JavaScript objects removal. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

firefox (Red Hat package): 68.2.0-4.el6_10 - 68.8.0-1.el6_10

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2378

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU28527

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12410

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

firefox (Red Hat package): 68.2.0-4.el6_10 - 68.8.0-1.el6_10

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2378

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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