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CVE-2021-29966

Published: 2 June 2021

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.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
mozjs contains a copy of the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.2)
focal
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu0.20.04.2)
groovy
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu0.20.10.1)
hirsute
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu0.21.04.1)
impish
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
jammy
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
kinetic
Released (89.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (89)
xenial Needed

mozjs38
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs52
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs68
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs78
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H