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CVE-2008-5510 Detail

Current Description

The CSS parser in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 ignores the '\0' escaped null character, which might allow remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms such as sanitization routines.

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:P/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): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1 Broken Link
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-258748-1 Broken Link
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1707 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:244 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:245 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:012 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-67.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021425 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-690-2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-701-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=228856 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47415 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9662 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/690-1/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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)
2.0.0.19
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
3.0
Up to (excluding)
3.0.5
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
1.0
Up to (excluding)
1.1.14
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
2.0
Up to (excluding)
2.0.0.19

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5510
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2018