National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2008-4068 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability 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 bypass "restrictions imposed on local HTML files," and obtain sensitive information and prompt users to write this information into a file, via directory traversal sequences in a resource: URI.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/24/2008
View Analysis Description

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

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/mfsa2008-44.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?1020921 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://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45360 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11471 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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11471
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11471

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4068
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/01/2018