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CVE-2008-2933 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.16, and 3.x before 3.0.1, interprets '|' (pipe) characters in a command-line URI as requests to open multiple tabs, which allows remote attackers to access chrome:i URIs, or read arbitrary local files via manipulations involving a series of URIs that is not entirely handled by a vector application, as exploited in conjunction with CVE-2008-2540. NOTE: this issue exists because of an insufficient fix for CVE-2005-2267.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Impact

This attack only works if the user is using another internet-connected application with Firefox not running. Using Firefox, or making sure it is at least running, prevents this attack.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-03.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0238
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1614
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1615
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/130923 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:148
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-35.html
http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=InfoDocument-patchbuilder-readme5031400
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0597.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0598.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494860/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30242
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020500
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.380974
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-623-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-626-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-626-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441120
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43832
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2683
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11618

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.0.0.15
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2933
NVD Published Date:
07/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018