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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0413

Original release date: 02/08/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly trigger memory corruption via (1) a large switch statement, (2) certain uses of watch and eval, (3) certain uses of the mousedown event listener, and other vectors.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
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: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=407720,390597,373344,398085,406572,391028,406036,402087
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2118
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0093
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:048
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-582-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2091
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-576-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1489
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0103
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1485
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:008
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:062
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1484
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1995
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080229 rPSA-2008-0093-1 thunderbird
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-18
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 239546
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-582-2
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1506
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238492
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2060
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1459
External Source: BID
Name: 27683
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0453
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1793
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1435
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0454
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0104
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0093
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0051
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0627
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0105
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019321
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-01.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1535
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-061-01
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10385

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10385
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox: and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird: and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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