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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2808

Original release date: 07/07/2008
Last revised: 11/26/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly escape HTML in file:// URLs in directory listings, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or have unspecified other impact via a crafted filename.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30911
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31183
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0216
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox2.0.0.15
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9668
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30898
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1607
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1697
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30878
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1993
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-191
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080708 rPSA-2008-0216-1 firefox
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0549
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31021
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-03
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31069
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2646
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-30.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34501
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33433
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6196
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31076
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020419
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31195
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:136
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0616
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30903
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=411433
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31377
External Source: BID
Name: 30038
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-191-03
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30949
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31008
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-619-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1615
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31005
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0569
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6193
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:034
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0547
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31023
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6127

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9668
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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cpe:/o:redhat:advanced_workstation_for_the_itanium_processor:2.1
cpe:/o:redhat:desktop:3.0
cpe:/o:redhat:desktop:4.0
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5_server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_2.1
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_3
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_4
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_2.1
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_3
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_4
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_2.1
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_3
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_4
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5_client
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop_workstation:5_client
cpe:/o:redhat:fedora:8
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06::lts_amd64
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06::lts_i386
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06::lts_powerpc
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06::lts_sparc
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04::amd64
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04::i386
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04::powerpc
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04::sparc
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10::amd64
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10::i386
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10::lpia
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10::powerpc
cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10::sparc
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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_8
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)