CVE Details

Release Date:2020-11-12


ozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3. 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 ESR < 78.4, Firefox < 82, and Thunderbird < 78.4.

See more information about CVE-2020-15683 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: Base Metrics:
Access Vector: Undefined Attack Complexity: Undefined
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: Undefined
Integrity Impact: Undefined Availability Impact: Undefined

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (thunderbird)ELSA-2020-49472020-11-14
Oracle Linux version 7 (firefox)ELSA-2020-43102020-10-24
Oracle Linux version 7 (thunderbird)ELSA-2020-49092020-11-06
Oracle Linux version 8 (firefox)ELSA-2020-43172020-10-26
Oracle Linux version 8 (thunderbird)ELSA-2020-49132020-11-17

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