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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4064

Original release date: 09/24/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to graphics rendering and (1) handling of a long alert messagebox in the cairo_surface_set_device_offset function, (2) integer overflows when handling animated PNG data in the info_callback function in nsPNGDecoder.cpp, and (3) an integer overflow when handling SVG data in the nsSVGFEGaussianBlurElement::SetupPredivide function in nsSVGFilters.cpp.

Description

NOTE: Thunderbird shares the browser engine with Firefox and could be vulnerable if JavaScript were to be enabled in mail. This is not the default setting and we strongly discourage users from running JavaScript in mail. Without further investigation we cannot rule out the possibility that for some of these an attacker might be able to prepare memory for exploitation through some means other than JavaScript such as large images.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=443693
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0879
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32089
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32011
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-42.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34501
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8425
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32012
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11743
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32025
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-647-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32095
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441995
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31987
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32196
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020916
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:050
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-645-1
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-269-02
External Source: BID
Name: 31346
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441368
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2661
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32096
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-270-01
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-imagegraphics-code-execution(45357)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32082
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-645-2
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32044
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11743
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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