CVE Details

Release Date:2022-12-22


During iframe navigation, certain pages did not have their FeaturePolicy fully initialized leading to a bypass that leaked device permissions into untrusted subdocuments. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 102.3, Thunderbird < 102.3, and Firefox < 105.

See more information about CVE-2022-40959 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:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: Required
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (firefox)ELSA-2022-67112022-10-27
Oracle Linux version 7 (thunderbird)ELSA-2022-67102022-10-26
Oracle Linux version 8 (firefox)ELSA-2022-67022022-09-28
Oracle Linux version 8 (thunderbird)ELSA-2022-67082022-09-28
Oracle Linux version 9 (firefox)ELSA-2022-67002022-09-28
Oracle Linux version 9 (thunderbird)ELSA-2022-67172022-09-28

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