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CVE-2008-0413 Detail


The JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly trigger memory corruption via (1) a large switch statement, (2) certain uses of watch and eval, (3) certain uses of the mousedown event listener, and other vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2008

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:008 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-061-01 External Source SUNALERT 238492 External Source SUNALERT 239546 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1484 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1485 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1489 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1506 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-18 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:048 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:062 External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0103 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0104 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0105 External Source BUGTRAQ 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox External Source BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox External Source BUGTRAQ 20080229 rPSA-2008-0093-1 thunderbird External Source BID 27683 External Source SECTRACK 1019321 External Source UBUNTU USN-576-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-582-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-582-2 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0453 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0454 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0627 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1793 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2091,390597,373344,398085,406572,391028,406036,402087 External Source CONFIRM,390597,373344,398085,406572,391028,406036,402087 External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10385 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1435 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1459 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1535 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2060 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2118

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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