CVE Details

Release Date:2022-12-22


A data race could occur in the <code>PK11_ChangePW</code> function, potentially leading to a use-after-free vulnerability. In Firefox, this lock protected the data when a user changed their master password. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 102.2 and Thunderbird < 102.2.

See more information about CVE-2022-38476 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: 7.5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: High
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: Required
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: High Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (firefox)ELSA-2022-61792022-08-25
Oracle Linux version 7 (thunderbird)ELSA-2022-61692022-08-25
Oracle Linux version 8 (firefox)ELSA-2022-61752022-08-25
Oracle Linux version 8 (thunderbird)ELSA-2022-61642022-08-25
Oracle Linux version 9 (firefox)ELSA-2022-61742022-08-25
Oracle Linux version 9 (thunderbird)ELSA-2022-61652022-08-25

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