Vulnerability CVE-2021-29991


Published: 2021-11-03

Description:
Firefox incorrectly accepted a newline in a HTTP/3 header, interpretting it as two separate headers. This allowed for a header splitting attack against servers using HTTP/3. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 91.0.1 and Thunderbird < 91.0.1.

Type:

CWE-444

(Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling'))

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.8/10
4.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 
Mozilla -> Thunderbird 

 References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1724896
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-37/

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