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CVE-2008-3836 Detail

Current Description

feedWriter in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 allows remote attackers to execute scripts with chrome privileges via vectors related to feed preview and the (1) elem.doCommand, (2) elem.dispatchEvent, (3) _setTitleText, (4) _setTitleImage, and (5) _initSubscriptionUI functions.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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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.405232
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-1697
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-39.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020914
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=360529 Patch
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=430658 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45350

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:0.9_rc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.0.0.16


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3836
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017