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CVE-2008-5015 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4 assigns chrome privileges to a file: URI when it is accessed in the same tab from a chrome or privileged about: page, which makes it easier for user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via malicious code in a file that has already been saved on the local system.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/13/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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/2008-11/msg00004.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-667-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:230
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-51.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0978.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32281
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021191
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-319A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3146
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=447579
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11063
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11063
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11063

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5015
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017