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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
Description Last Modified:  02/08/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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
http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00006.html
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://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.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-11.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487826/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488002/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27683
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019342
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-576-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0453/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=408164 Exploit
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00274.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00381.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox    versions up to (including) 2.0.0.11

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0594
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011