NA

CVE-2021-23979

Published: 26/02/2021 Updated: 26/02/2021

Vulnerability Summary

Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote malicious user to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by memory safety bugs within the browser engine. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system or cause a denial of service.

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A security issue was found in Firefox before version 860 Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 85 Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and Mozilla presumes that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code ...

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