Mozilla releases Firefox 74

Mozilla releases Firefox 74

The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 74 that addresses multiple vulnerabilities. Attackers could exploit some of the vulnerabilities to take control of impacted systems.

In the latest security advisory 2020-08, Mozilla addressed five high severity, six moderate and one low rated vulnerabilities.

The fixed high risk bugs include:

  1. CVE-2020-6805: Use-after-free when removing data about origins
  2. CVE-2020-6806: BodyStream::OnInputStreamReady was missing protections against state confusion
  3. CVE-2020-6807: Use-after-free in cubeb during stream destruction
  4. CVE-2020-6814: Memory safety bugs
  5. CVE-2020-6815: Memory and script safety bugs.

Also, Mozilla noted that the memory safety bugs could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

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