CVE-2021-29966

high

Description

Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 88. 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 Firefox < 89.

References

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-23/

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=1660307%2C1686154%2C1702948%2C1708124

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-09

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-06-24

Updated: 2022-05-03

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH