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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
Description Last Modified:  08/04/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (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): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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
http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2008/07/30/low-risk-denial-of-service-in-firefox/
http://www.radware.com/newsevents/pressrelease.aspx?id=6459
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30486
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448564
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44169

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3444
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017