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CVE-2008-4058 Detail

Current Description

The XPConnect component in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 and 3.x before 3.0.2, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to "pollute XPCNativeWrappers" and execute arbitrary code with chrome privileges via vectors related to (1) chrome XBL and (2) chrome JS.

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~ Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.379422 Third Party Advisory
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.405232 Third Party Advisory
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.412123 Third Party Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1 Broken Link
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1649 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-41.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0879.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0882.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020915 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=444075 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=444077 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45349 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9679 Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01335.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01384.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01403.html Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.0.0.17
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
3.0
Up to (excluding)
3.0.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.1.12
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.0.0.17

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4058
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/01/2018