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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5502

Original release date: 12/17/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The layout engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors that trigger memory corruption, related to the GetXMLEntity and FastAppendChar functions.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-60.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1036
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33216
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-js-deflatestring-code-execution(47408)
External Source: BID
Name: 32882
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=458679
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:245
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34501
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33421
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33189
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0002
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10001
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021417
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33203
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1037
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33188

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10001
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
* 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:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.18 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13 and previous versions
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)