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CVE-2008-5016 Detail

Current Description

The layout engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via multiple vectors that trigger an assertion failure or other consequences.

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://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.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:235
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-52.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0976.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0977.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0978.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32281
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021183
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/buglist.cgi?bug_id=439206,453406,458637,444864,452157,449111,444260,457375,433429,443528,430394
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11356
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00366.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.0.3
 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: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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.1.12
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.0.0.17


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5016
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017