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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4065

Original release date: 09/24/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 and 3.x before 3.0.2, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allow remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms and conduct XSS attacks via byte order mark (BOM) characters that are removed from JavaScript code before execution, aka "Stripped BOM characters bug."

Impact

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: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:206
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1669
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0977
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020920
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 256408
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-43.html
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8425
External Source: BID
Name: 31346
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-270-01
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8401
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2661
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1649
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-645-2
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0908
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1696
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=WZXONb-tqBw~
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-bom-security-bypass(45356)
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-269-02
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11383
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:050
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0882
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8429
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0879
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1697
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:205
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-269-01
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=430740
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-645-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-647-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11383
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::alpha
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::dev
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.11
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.10
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.11
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.12
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.13
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.14
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_8
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.13
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.15
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1 and previous versions

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Technical Details

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