Attacker Value
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
Exploitability
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
User Interaction
Required
Privileges Required
None
Attack Vector
Network
0

CVE-2021-38492

Disclosure Date: November 03, 2021
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Description

When delegating navigations to the operating system, Firefox would accept the mk scheme which might allow attackers to launch pages and execute scripts in Internet Explorer in unprivileged mode. This bug only affects Firefox for Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 92, Thunderbird < 91.1, Thunderbird < 78.14, Firefox ESR < 78.14, and Firefox ESR < 91.1.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None

General Information

Vendors

  • Mozilla

Products

  • Firefox,
  • Thunderbird,
  • Firefox ESR
Technical Analysis