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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5512

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

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in 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 allow remote attackers to run arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via unknown vectors in which "page content can pollute XPCNativeWrappers."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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 disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33216
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33547
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33189
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33203
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0002
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-3
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:012
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33184
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-701-2
External Source: BID
Name: 32882
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1696
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33421
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35080
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=464174
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33231
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1036
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33188
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 258748
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33433
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-68.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:245
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9814
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-701-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1697
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33205
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33415
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33523
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=451680
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1037
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1704
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33434
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021418
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1707
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34501
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-690-2
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:244
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33232
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33204
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xpcnativewrappers-code-execution(47416)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9814
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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