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CVE-2008-5023 Detail

Current Description

Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to bypass the protection mechanism for codebase principals and execute arbitrary script via the -moz-binding CSS property in a signed JAR file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized 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.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/mfsa2008-57.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?1021189 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=424733 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9908 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 Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.0
Up to (excluding)
1.1.13

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-2008-5023
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018