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CVE-2008-5505 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 allows remote attackers to bypass intended privacy restrictions by using the persist attribute in an XUL element to create and access data entities that are similar to cookies.

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:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:245
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021428
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=295994
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47411
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10443
https://usn.ubuntu.com/690-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

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:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.0.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5505
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018