Vulnerability CVE-2021-29971


Published: 2021-08-05   Modified: 2021-08-06

Description:
If a user had granted a permission to a webpage and saved that grant, any webpage running on the same host - irrespective of scheme or port - would be granted that permission. *This bug only affects Firefox for Android. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 90.

Type:

CWE-281

(Improper Preservation of Permissions)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 

 References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1713638
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-28/

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