Check Point Advisories

Mozilla Firefox Memory Corruption (CVE-2020-6806)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-1370
Date Published: 23 Dec 2020
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 23 Dec 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-6806
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Mozilla firefox
Mozilla firefox esr
Mozilla thunderbird
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Mozilla firefox. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Firefox Memory Corruption (CVE-2020-6806) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Mozilla Firefox Memory Corruption (CVE-2020-6806)

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