Race condition in firefox (Alpine package)



Published: 2020-08-30
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-15668
CWE-ID CWE-362
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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firefox (Alpine package)
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Vendor Alpine Linux Development Team

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU46023

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15668

CWE-ID: CWE-362 - Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition when reading certification information during certificate import. A remote attacker can exploit the race and gain gain access to potentially sensitive data.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

firefox (Alpine package): 70.0-r0 - 79.0-r1


CPE2.3 External links

http://git.alpinelinux.org/aports/commit/?id=ec7853eade2b7d671bc10bb748c69725d946a4fa

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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