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CVE-2008-4324 Detail

Current Description

The user interface event dispatcher in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a series of keypress, click, onkeydown, onkeyup, onmousedown, and onmouseup events. NOTE: it was later reported that Firefox 3.0.2 on Mac OS X 10.5 is also affected.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://evilfingers.com/advisory/Firefox_User_Interface_Null_Pointer_Dereference_Dispatcher_Crash_n_Remote_DoS.php
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4321 Exploit
http://www.secniche.org/moz303.html
http://www.secniche.org/moz303/index.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496807/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496846/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31476 Exploit
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6614

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4324
NVD Published Date:
09/29/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018