CVE-2020-15657

NameCVE-2020-15657
DescriptionFirefox could be made to load attacker-supplied DLL files from the installation directory. This required an attacker that is already capable of placing files in the installation directory. *Note: This issue only affected Windows operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 78.1, Firefox < 79, and Thunderbird < 78.1.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid93.0-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:78.14.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)1:78.14.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye1:78.14.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid1:78.14.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)(not affected)
thunderbirdsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox <not-affected> (Only affects Windows)
- thunderbird <not-affected> (Only affects Windows)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-32/#CVE-2020-15657
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-33/#CVE-2020-15657

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