#VU46023 Race condition


Published: 2020-08-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU46023

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15668

CWE-ID: CWE-362

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition when reading certification information during certificate import. A remote attacker can exploit the race and gain gain access to potentially sensitive data.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 70.0 - 79.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-36/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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