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CVE-2008-5021 Detail

Current Description

nsFrameManager in Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, 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) and possibly execute arbitrary code by modifying properties of a file input element while it is still being initialized, then using the blur method to access uninitialized memory.

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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of 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 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.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.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.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:235 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-55.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0976.html Third Party 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?1021186 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/show_bug.cgi?id=460002 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9642 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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9642
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9642

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5021
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018