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CVE-2021-24000 Detail

Current Description

A race condition with requestPointerLock() and setTimeout() could have resulted in a user interacting with one tab when they believed they were on a separate tab. In conjunction with certain elements (such as &lt;input type="file"&gt;) this could have led to an attack where a user was confused about the origin of the webpage and potentially disclosed information they did not intend to. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 88.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  3.1 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1694698 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-16/ Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-24000
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2021
NVD Last Modified:
07/01/2021
Source:
Mozilla Corporation