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CVE-2008-3835 Detail

Current Description

The nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect function in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and execute arbitrary JavaScript code via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

NOTE: Thunderbird shares the browser engine with Firefox and could be vulnerable if JavaScript were to be enabled in mail. This is not the default setting and we strongly discourage users from running JavaScript in mail.

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=WZXONb-tqBw~
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.379422
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.405232
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.412123
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1649
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-38.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0882.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020919
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=439034
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45347
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9643
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01384.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01403.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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2.0.0.16
 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::alpha
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0::dev
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey
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1.1.11
 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3835
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017