CVE-2020-26959

high

Description

During browser shutdown, reference decrementing could have occured on a previously freed object, resulting in a use-after-free, memory corruption, and a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1669466

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-50/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-51/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-52/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-09

Updated: 2020-12-10

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH