#VU50888 Information disclosure in Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR

Published: 2021-02-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50888

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23973


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Mozilla Firefox
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers
Firefox ESR
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Mozilla


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

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output via a decoding error, when trying to load a cross-origin resource in an audio/video context. A remote attacker can gain access to information about the resource.

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Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 6.0 - 85.0.2

Firefox ESR: 78.0 - 78.7.1, 68.0 - 68.12.0, 60.0 - 60.9.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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