Vulnerability CVE-2021-23984


Published: 2021-03-31

Description:
A malicious extension could have opened a popup window lacking an address bar. The title of the popup lacking an address bar should not be fully controllable, but in this situation was. This could have been used to spoof a website and attempt to trick the user into providing credentials. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 78.9, Thunderbird < 78.9, and Firefox < 87.

Type:

CWE-290

(Authentication Bypass by Spoofing)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 
Mozilla -> Firefox esr 
Mozilla -> Thunderbird 

 References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1693664
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-10/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-11/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-12/

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