Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 update for firefox



Published: 2020-10-28
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-15683
CVE-2020-15969
CWE-ID CWE-119
CWE-416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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firefox (Red Hat package)
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
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Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU47746

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15683

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 webpage, 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): 60.5.1-1.el6_10 - 78.3.0-1.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-2020:4330

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU47360

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15969

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 within the usersctp library. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger 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): 60.5.1-1.el6_10 - 78.3.0-1.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-2020:4330

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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