Vulnerability identifier: #VU26573
Vulnerability risk: Critical
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error caused by a race condition running the nsDocShell destructor. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild in targeted attacks.
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Vulnerable software versions
Mozilla Firefox: 60.0 - 74.0
Firefox ESR: 68.0 - 68.6.0, 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?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.