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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0438

Original release date: 01/23/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the font rendering functionality in Novemberborn sIFR 2.0.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the txt parameter to a Flash (SWF) file, as demonstrated by fonts/FuturaLt.swf.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
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: BID
Name: 27394
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080122 PR07-38: XSS on sIFR
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.procheckup.com/Vulnerability_PR07-38.php
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3571
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080205 Re: PR07-38: XSS on sIFR
External Source: XF
Name: sifr-fontname-xss(39835)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080122 Re: PR07-38: XSS on sIFR
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://novemberborn.net/sifr/2.0.3

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)