A use-after-free vulnerability can occur in AssertWorkerThread due to a race condition with shared workers. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 67.
Published 2019-07-23 14:15:17
Updated 2021-07-21 11:39:24
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Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-9821

0.24%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-9821

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-9821

  • The product contains a code sequence that can run concurrently with other code, and the code sequence requires temporary, exclusive access to a shared resource, but a timing window exists in which the shared resource can be modified by another code sequence that is operating concurrently.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product reuses or references memory after it has been freed. At some point afterward, the memory may be allocated again and saved in another pointer, while the original pointer references a location somewhere within the new allocation. Any operations using the original pointer are no longer valid because the memory "belongs" to the code that operates on the new pointer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-9821

Products affected by CVE-2019-9821

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