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CVE-2008-2807 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly handle an invalid .properties file for an add-on, which allows remote attackers to read uninitialized memory, as demonstrated by use of ISO 8859 encoding instead of UTF-8 encoding in a French .properties file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/07/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00004.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0616.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-03.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.383152
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.384911
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.410484
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0216
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1607
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1615
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1621
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:136
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:155
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox2.0.0.15
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-29.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0547.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0549.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0569.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494080/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30038
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020419
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-619-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-629-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1993/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=397093
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50656
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2646
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9432
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00125.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00144.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00207.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00288.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00295.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9432
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9432

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2807
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018