Vulnerability identifier: #VU29453
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition while processing individual parts of a URL object. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Mozilla Firefox: 60.0 - 77.0.1
Firefox ESR: 68.0 - 68.9.0, 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.