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Rocky Linux: CVE-2021-29986: Important: firefox security update (Multiple Advisories)

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Rocky Linux: CVE-2021-29986: Important: firefox security update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/17/2021
Created
05/06/2022
Added
05/05/2022
Modified
05/05/2022

Description

A suspected race condition when calling getaddrinfo led to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash. *Note: This issue only affected Linux operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected.* This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.13, Thunderbird < 91, Firefox ESR < 78.13, and Firefox < 91.

Solution(s)

  • rocky-upgrade-firefox
  • rocky-upgrade-firefox-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-firefox-debugsource
  • rocky-upgrade-thunderbird
  • rocky-upgrade-thunderbird-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-thunderbird-debugsource

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