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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2800

Original release date: 07/07/2008
Last revised: 11/26/2012


Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 allow remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via vectors involving (1) an event handler attached to an outer window, (2) a SCRIPT element in an unloaded document, or (3) the onreadystatechange handler in conjunction with an XMLHttpRequest.


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: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2646
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9386
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020419
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080708 rPSA-2008-0216-1 firefox
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6127
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0547
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6196
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0549
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=428672
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0569
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:136
External Source: BID
Name: 30038
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=439035
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6193
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=433328
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1615
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=432591
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0216
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-191
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-03
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1697
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=440308
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox2.0.0.15
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0616
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1607
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-22.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:034
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-191-03
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-619-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1993

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9386
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)