CVE-2020-12406

NameCVE-2020-12406
DescriptionMozilla Developer Iain Ireland discovered a missing type check during unboxed objects removal, resulting in a crash. We presume that with enough effort that it could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.9.0, Firefox < 77, and Firefox ESR < 68.9.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2243-1, DLA-2247-1, DSA-4695-1, DSA-4702-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid82.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)78.4.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster68.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)78.4.0esr-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye78.3.0esr-2fixed
sid78.4.0esr-2fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:78.3.1-2~deb9u1fixed
buster1:68.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:78.3.1-2~deb10u2fixed
bullseye1:68.12.0-1fixed
sid1:78.4.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)77.0-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie68.9.0esr-1~deb8u2DLA-2243-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch68.9.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4695-1
firefox-esrsourcebuster68.9.0esr-1~deb10u1DSA-4695-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)68.9.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:68.9.0-1~deb8u2DLA-2247-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:68.9.0-1~deb9u1DSA-4702-1
thunderbirdsourcebuster1:68.9.0-1~deb10u1DSA-4702-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:68.9.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-20/#CVE-2020-12406
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-21/#CVE-2020-12406
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-22/#CVE-2020-12406

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