Vulnerability CVE-2021-38500


Published: 2021-11-03

Description:
Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 92 and Firefox ESR 91.1. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.15, Thunderbird < 91.2, Firefox ESR < 91.2, Firefox ESR < 78.15, and Firefox < 93.

Type:

NVD-CWE-noinfo

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 
Mozilla -> Firefox esr 
Mozilla -> Thunderbird 

 References:
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-43/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-45/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-44/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-47/
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=1725854%2C1728321
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-46/

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