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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5511

Original release date: 12/17/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 allows remote attackers to bypass the same origin policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via an XBL binding to an "unloaded document."

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: 33189
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=451680
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33408
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021418
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1036
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:012
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1707
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-701-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33421
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33184
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:245
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33523
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34501
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11881
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33204
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-3
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33188
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33203
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33216
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-68.html
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1704
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0002
External Source: BID
Name: 32882
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1037
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-2
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xbl-security-bypass(47417)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1697
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1696
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33232
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 258748
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:244
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33434
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33547
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33433
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=464174
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35080
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33205
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33231
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33415
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-701-2

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11881
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)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)