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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0594

Original release date: 02/08/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12 does not always display a web forgery warning dialog if the entire contents of a web page are in a DIV tag that uses absolute positioning, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct phishing attacks.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/12/2008)
Not vulnerable. This does not affect the versions of Firefox or SeaMonkey shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Name: http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28864
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/6251b18e050302ebe7fe74294b55c818.html
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Name: 28865
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29567
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29086
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238492
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0453
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1484
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1535
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28879
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28958
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1485
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0627
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:008
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1793
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-18
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019342
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:048
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28939
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0051
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1435
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30327
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28877
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28924
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-576-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1506
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=408164
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-11.html
External Source: BID
Name: 27683
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1489
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30620

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