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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4070

Original release date: 09/27/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long header in a news article, related to "canceling [a] newsgroup message" and "cancelled newsgroup messages."

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
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: SECTRACK
Name: 1020948
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=425152
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32082
External Source: BID
Name: 31411
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32092
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32025
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34501
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-270-01
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33434
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1697
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32196
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10933
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-269-02
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:050
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:206
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0908
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1696
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32010
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-newsgroupmessage-bo(45426)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33433
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32044
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-647-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-46.html
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10933
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::dev
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11 and previous versions
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