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CVE-2008-4065 Detail

Current Description

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 allow remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms and conduct XSS attacks via byte order mark (BOM) characters that are removed from JavaScript code before execution, aka "Stripped BOM characters bug."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (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): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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/mfsa2008-43.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?1020920 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=430740 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45356 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11383 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)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

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-2008-4065
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/01/2018