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CVE-2008-0594 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12 does not always display a web forgery warning dialog if the entire contents of a web page are in a DIV tag that uses absolute positioning, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct phishing attacks.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0594
Original release date:
02/08/2008
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/12/2008)

Not vulnerable. This does not affect the versions of Firefox or SeaMonkey shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/ External Source CONFIRM http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:008
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238492-1 External Source SUNALERT 238492
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/6251b18e050302ebe7fe74294b55c818.html External Source CONFIRM http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/6251b18e050302ebe7fe74294b55c818.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0051 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0051
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1484 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1484
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1485 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1485
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1489 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1489
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1506 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1506
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-18.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-18
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:048 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:048
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-11.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-11.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487826/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488002/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27683 External Source BID 27683
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019342 External Source SECTRACK 1019342
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-576-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-576-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0453/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0453
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0627/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0627
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1793/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1793
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=408164 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=408164
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00274.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1435
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00381.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1535

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