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CVE-2008-2640 Detail

Current Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Flex 3 History Management feature in Adobe Flex 3.0.1 SDK and Flex Builder 3, and generated applications, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the anchor identifier to (1) client-side-detection-with-history/history/historyFrame.html, (2) express-installation-with-history/history/historyFrame.html, or (3) no-player-detection-with-history/history/historyFrame.html in templates/html-templates/. NOTE: Firefox 2.0 and possibly other browsers prevent exploitation.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.watchfire.com/wfblog/2008/06/javascript-code.html Exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020301
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-14.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29778 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1862
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43150

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flex:3.0.1:*:sdk:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flex_builder:3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2640
NVD Published Date:
06/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017