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CVE-2008-2808 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly escape HTML in file:// URLs in directory listings, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or have unspecified other impact via a crafted filename.

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

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

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://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/2009/dsa-1697
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:136
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox2.0.0.15
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-30.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.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1993/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=411433
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2646
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9668
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:9668
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9668

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:advanced_workstation_for_the_itanium_processor:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:desktop:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:desktop:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5_client:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop_workstation:5_client:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:lts_amd64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:lts_i386:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:lts_powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:lts_sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:lpia:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2808
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018