#VU32906 Resource management error in Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR


Published: 2020-07-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU32906

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15654

CWE-ID: CWE-399

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Mozilla Firefox
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers
Firefox ESR
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass certain security restrictions.

When in an endless loop, a website specifying a custom cursor using CSS could make it look like the user is interacting with the user interface, when they are not. This could lead to a perceived broken state, especially when interactions with existing browser dialogs and warnings do not work.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 70.0 - 78.0.2

Firefox ESR: 78.0 - 78.0.2


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-30/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-32/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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