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CVE-2008-5511 Detail

Current Description

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 allows remote attackers to bypass the same origin policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via an XBL binding to an "unloaded document."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/17/2008
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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://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-1696 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1704 Third Party Advisory
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/mfsa2008-68.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1037.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0002.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021418 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.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-701-2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=451680 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=464174 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47417 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11881 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/690-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/690-3/ Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11881
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11881

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (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)
2.0.0.19
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.0
Up to (excluding)
3.0.5
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.0
Up to (excluding)
1.1.14
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.0
Up to (excluding)
2.0.0.19

Configuration 2 ( 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)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5511
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2018