Mozilla Firefox 79 Version released for all platforms including Windows, Linux and Mac.
Mozilla fixes 10 security Bugs including 3 Critical Bugs.
Firefox rolled out WebRender to more Windows users with Intel and AMD GPUs, bringing improved graphics performance to an even larger audience.
Following high impact vulnerabilities have been fixed.
Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2020-30 Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 79 Announced
July 28, 2020
#CVE-2020-15652: Potential leak of redirect targets when loading scripts in a worker
#CVE-2020-6514: WebRTC data channel leaks internal address to peer
WebRTC used the memory address of a class instance as a connection identifier. Unfortunately, this value is often transmitted to the peer, which allows bypassing ASLR.
#CVE-2020-15655: Extension APIs could be used to bypass Same-Origin Policy
Mozilla Developer Rob Wu discovered that a redirected HTTP request which is observed or modified through a web extension could bypass existing CORS checks, leading to potential disclosure of cross-origin information.
CVE-2020-15659: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 79
Mozilla developers and community members Kevin Brosnan, Alexandru Michis, Natalia Csoregi, Jason Kratzer, Christian Holler, Simon Giesecke, Luke Wagner reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 78. 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.