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CVE-2008-5019 Detail

Current Description

The session restore feature in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4 and 2.x before 2.0.0.18 allows remote attackers to violate the same origin policy to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via unknown vectors.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00004.html Third Party Advisory
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.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:228 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:230 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-53.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0977.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0978.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32281 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021184 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/2008/3146 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=459906,460983 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10943 Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00366.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.0
Up to (excluding)
2.0.0.18
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.0
Up to (excluding)
3.0.4

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5019
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018