CVE-2021-23985

Published: 25 March 2021

If an attacker is able to alter specific about:config values (for example malware running on the user's computer), the Devtools remote debugging feature could have been enabled in a way that was unnoticable to the user. This would have allowed a remote attacker (able to make a direct network connection to the victim) to monitor the user's browsing activity and (plaintext) network traffic. This was addressed by providing a visual cue when Devtools has an open network socket. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 87.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (87.0)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (87.0+build3-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (87.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.10.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (87.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (87.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (87.0+build3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

mozjs38
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

mozjs52
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

mozjs68
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

mozjs78
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
DNE