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CVE-2008-0304 Detail


Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted external-body MIME type in an e-mail message, related to an incorrect memory allocation during message preview.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/29/2008

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source IDEFENSE 20080226 Mozilla Thunderbird MIME External-Body Heap Overflow Vulnerability External Source SECTRACK 1019504 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-061-01 External Source SUNALERT 239546 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1621 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1697 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-18 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#661651 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:062 External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source BID 28012 External Source UBUNTU USN-582-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-582-2 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2091 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11075 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2060 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2118

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