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CVE-2008-0591 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12 and Thunderbird before 2.0.0.12 does not properly manage a delay timer used in confirmation dialogs, which might allow remote attackers to trick users into confirming an unsafe action, such as remote file execution, by using a timer to change the window focus, aka the "dialog refocus bug" or "ffclick2".

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/08/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-06/0026.html
http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/
http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/ffclick2/ Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00006.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2781
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238492-1
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/6251b18e050302ebe7fe74294b55c818.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0051
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0093
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0093
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.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1506
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-18.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:048
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:062
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-08.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0103.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0104.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0105.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/470446/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487826/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488002/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488971/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24293
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27683
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019339
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-576-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0453/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0454/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0627/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1793/references
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=376473
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1995
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10900
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00274.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00309.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00381.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00905.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00946.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10900
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10900

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0591
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018