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CVE-2008-3444 Detail

Description

The content layout component in Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and 3.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted but well-formed web page that contains "a simple set of legitimate HTML tags."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/04/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3444
Original release date:
08/04/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/04/2008)

Red Hat does not consider this flaw a security issue. This flaw is not exploitable beyond causing the web browser to crash.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2008/07/30/low-risk-denial-of-service-in-firefox/ External Source CONFIRM http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2008/07/30/low-risk-denial-of-service-in-firefox/
http://www.radware.com/newsevents/pressrelease.aspx?id=6459 External Source MISC http://www.radware.com/newsevents/pressrelease.aspx?id=6459
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30486 External Source BID 30486
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448564 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448564
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44169 External Source XF firefox-contentlayout-dos(44169)

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