#VU52340 Security restrictions bypass


Published: 2021-04-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU52340

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-24001

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Mozilla

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions to testing infrastructure. A compromised content process could have performed session history manipulations it should not have been able to due to testing infrastructure that was not restricted to testing-only configurations.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Firefox: 80.0 - 87.0


CPE

External links
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-16/


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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