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CVE-2008-4070 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long header in a news article, related to "canceling [a] newsgroup message" and "cancelled newsgroup messages."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
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.412123
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-46.html Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31411 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020948
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=425152 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45426
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10933

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:dev:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.11
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.0.0.16


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4070
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017