CVE Details

Release Date:2021-11-03


Through use of reportValidity() and, a plain-text validation message could have been overlaid on another origin, leading to possible user confusion and spoofing attacks. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 93, Thunderbird < 91.2, and Firefox ESR < 91.2.

See more information about CVE-2021-38497 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: Required
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: High Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (firefox)ELSA-2021-37912021-10-25
Oracle Linux version 7 (thunderbird)ELSA-2021-38412021-10-25
Oracle Linux version 8 (firefox)ELSA-2021-37552021-10-11
Oracle Linux version 8 (thunderbird)ELSA-2021-38382021-10-15

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