Vulnerability identifier: #VU25850
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to an out-of-bounds read error due to BodyStream::OnInputStreamReady was missing protections against state confusion. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Mozilla Firefox: 65.0 - 73.0.1
Firefox ESR: 68.0 - 68.5.0, 60.0 - 60.9.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.