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CVE-2021-29972 Detail

Current Description

A use-after-free vulnerability was found via testing, and traced to an out-of-date Cairo library. Updating the library resolved the issue, and may have remediated other, unknown security vulnerabilities as well. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 90.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1696816 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202202-03 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-28/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-29972
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2021
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2022
Source:
Mozilla Corporation