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CVE-2008-2934 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.1 on Mac OS X allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF file that triggers a free of an uninitialized pointer.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/18/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2934
Original release date:
07/18/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/21/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of firefox as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020516 External Source SECTRACK 1020516
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1 External Source SUNALERT 256408
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-36.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-36.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30266 External Source BID 30266
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-626-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-626-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2125 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2125
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441360 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441360
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43850 External Source XF firefox-gif-code-execution(43850)

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