CVE-2021-38496

NameCVE-2021-38496
DescriptionDuring operations on MessageTasks, a task may have been removed while it was still scheduled, resulting in memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.15, Thunderbird < 91.2, Firefox ESR < 91.2, Firefox ESR < 78.15, and Firefox < 93.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2782-1, DLA-2874-1, DSA-4981-1, DSA-5034-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid127.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.12.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.12.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie115.11.0esr-1fixed
sid115.12.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:115.11.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:115.7.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:115.11.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:115.7.0-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)1:115.11.0-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie1:115.11.0-1fixed
sid1:115.12.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)93.0-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch78.15.0esr-1~deb9u1DLA-2782-1
firefox-esrsourcebuster78.15.0esr-1~deb10u1DSA-4981-1
firefox-esrsourcebullseye78.15.0esr-1~deb11u1DSA-4981-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)91.2.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourceexperimental1:91.2.0-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:91.4.1-1~deb9u1DLA-2874-1
thunderbirdsourcebuster1:91.4.1-1~deb10u1DSA-5034-1
thunderbirdsourcebullseye1:91.4.1-1~deb11u1DSA-5034-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:91.2.1-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-43/#CVE-2021-38496
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-44/#CVE-2021-38496
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-45/#CVE-2021-38496
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-46/#CVE-2021-38496
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-47/#CVE-2021-38496

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