Advisories ยป MGASA-2023-0235

Updated firefox/nss packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 19 Jul 2023
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 8
CVE: CVE-2023-37201 , CVE-2023-37202 , CVE-2023-37207 , CVE-2023-37208 , CVE-2023-37211


An attacker could have triggered a use-after-free condition when creating
a WebRTC connection over HTTPS (CVE-2023-37201).

Cross-compartment wrappers wrapping a scripted proxy could have caused
objects from other compartments to be stored in the main compartment
resulting in a use-after-free in SpiderMonkey (CVE-2023-37202).

A website could have obscured the fullscreen notification by using a URL
with a scheme handled by an external program, such as a mailto URL. This
could have led to user confusion and possible spoofing attacks

When opening Diagcab files, Firefox did not warn the user that these files
may contain malicious code (CVE-2023-37208).

Memory safety bugs present in Firefox ESR 102.12. 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