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CVE-2008-0416 Detail

Current Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.12, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via certain character encodings, including (1) a backspace character that is treated as whitespace, (2) 0x80 with Shift_JIS encoding, and (3) "zero-length non-ASCII sequences" in certain Asian character sets.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/19/2017
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN21563357/index.html
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/ja/contents/2008/JVNDB-2008-000021.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238492-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239546-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1484
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1485
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1489
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-18.xml
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-13.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29303
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2008/TLSA-2008-9.txt
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-592-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-087A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1793/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2091/references Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=404252,381412,407161
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40488
https://usn.ubuntu.com/576-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0416
NVD Published Date:
02/11/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018