Vulnerability Details : CVE-2022-26486

An unexpected message in the WebGPU IPC framework could lead to a use-after-free and exploitable sandbox escape. We have had reports of attacks in the wild abusing this flaw. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 97.0.2, Firefox ESR < 91.6.1, Firefox for Android < 97.3.0, Thunderbird < 91.6.2, and Focus < 97.3.0.
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption
Published 2022-12-22 20:15:23
Updated 2022-12-30 20:55:00
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CVE-2022-26486 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog
CISA vulnerability name:
Mozilla Firefox Use-After-Free Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Mozilla Firefox contains a use-after-free vulnerability in WebGPU IPC Framework which can be exploited to perform arbitrary code execution.
Added on 2022-03-07 Action due date 2022-03-21

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-26486

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.29%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 65 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

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