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CVE-2008-4582 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 through 3.0.3, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13, when running on Windows, do not properly identify the context of Windows .url shortcut files, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and obtain sensitive information via an HTML document that is directly accessible through a filesystem, as demonstrated by documents in (1) local folders, (2) Windows share folders, and (3) RAR archives, and as demonstrated by IFRAMEs referencing shortcuts that point to (a) about:cache?device=memory and (b) about:cache?device=disk, a variant of CVE-2008-2810.

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:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://liudieyu0.blog124.fc2.com/blog-entry-6.html Broken Link
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4416 Third Party Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2008/Nov/1021212.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1 Broken Link
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-667-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1671 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.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-47.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497091/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31611 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31747 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021190 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-319A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2818 Not Applicable
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977 Not Applicable
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=455311 Issue Tracking
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45740
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00366.html Not Applicable
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html Not Applicable

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 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:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4582
NVD Published Date:
10/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018