Multiple vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR



Published: 2022-03-08 | Updated: 2022-03-09
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 8
CVE-ID CVE-2022-26383
CVE-2022-26384
CVE-2022-26387
CVE-2022-26381
CVE-2022-26382
CVE-2022-26385
CVE-2022-0843
CVE-2022-26386
CWE-ID CWE-357
CWE-264
CWE-367
CWE-416
CWE-200
CWE-119
CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Mozilla Firefox
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Firefox ESR
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Mozilla

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 8 vulnerabilities.

1) Insufficient UI Warning of Dangerous Operations

EUVDB-ID: #VU61102

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26383

CWE-ID: CWE-357 - Insufficient UI Warning of Dangerous Operations

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when resizing a popup after requesting fullscreen access. The popup would not display the fullscreen notification, which allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 90.0 - 97.0.2

Firefox ESR: 91.0 - 91.6.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-11/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

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2) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU61103

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26384

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to a logic error when processing iframes. If an attacker can control the contents of an iframe sandboxed with allow-popups but not allow-scripts, it is possible to craft a link that, when clicked, would lead to JavaScript execution in violation of the sandbox.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 90.0 - 97.0.2

Firefox ESR: 91.0 - 91.6.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-11/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU61104

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26387

CWE-ID: CWE-367 - Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition when verifying signatures during Firefox add-on installation. A remote attacker can replace the underlying add-on file while the user was confirming the prompt and install a malicious add-on on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 90.0 - 97.0.2

Firefox ESR: 91.0 - 91.6.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-11/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU61105

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26381

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing HTML content A remote attacker can trigger a use-after-free by forcing a text reflow in an SVG object and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 90.0 - 97.0.2

Firefox ESR: 91.0 - 91.6.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-11/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-502/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU61106

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26382

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in the Autofill tooltips implementation when the text is rendered using page fonts. A remote attacker can obtain potentially sensitive information via a side-channel attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 92.0 - 97.0.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU61107

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26385

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error during thread shutdown. A remote attacker can force the user to close the thread, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 92.0 - 97.0.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

7) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU61108

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0843

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 92.0 - 97.0.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-10/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU61109

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26386

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to victim's downloads.

The vulnerability exists due to browser stores files in the /tmp folder, which is accessible by all local users. A local user can read files from this folder and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Note, the vulnerability affects Firefox ESR on macOS and Linux.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Firefox ESR: 91.0 - 91.6.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2022-11/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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