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CVE-2021-38494

Published: 9 September 2021

Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 91. 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 < 92.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
mozjs contains a copy of the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (92.0+build3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
focal
Released (92.0+build3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
hirsute
Released (92.0+build3-0ubuntu0.21.04.1)
impish
Released (92.0+build3-0ubuntu1)
jammy
Released (92.0+build3-0ubuntu1)
kinetic
Released (92.0+build3-0ubuntu1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needed

mozjs38
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal 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

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

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

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