CVE Details

Release Date:2020-10-01


ozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 80 and Firefox ESR 78.2. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 81, Thunderbird < 78.3, and Firefox ESR < 78.3.

See more information about CVE-2020-15673 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 8.8 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: Required
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: High Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (firefox)ELSA-2020-38352020-11-14
Oracle Linux version 6 (thunderbird)ELSA-2020-41582020-11-23
Oracle Linux version 7 (firefox)ELSA-2020-40802020-10-13
Oracle Linux version 7 (thunderbird)ELSA-2020-41632020-10-13
Oracle Linux version 8 (firefox)ELSA-2020-38322020-09-24
Oracle Linux version 8 (thunderbird)ELSA-2020-41552020-10-04

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