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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities of Mozilla Firefox (less than Firefox 78.5 ESR + CVE-2020-15683) have affected Synthetic Playback Agent IF12 + ICAM2019.3.0 - 2020.2.0

Security Bulletin


Synthetic Playback Agent has addressed the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2020-15683, CVE-2020-15969.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-15683
DESCRIPTION:   Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by memory safety bugs within the browser engine. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
APM AM8.1.4
APM SaaS8.1.4
APM on-premise8.1.4


Product RemediationFix
APM on-premiseSynthetic Playback Agent 8.1.4 IF13
ICAMICAM 2020.2.3

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

28 Oct 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
25 February 2021