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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0416

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.12, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via certain character encodings, including (1) a backspace character that is treated as whitespace, (2) 0x80 with Shift_JIS encoding, and (3) "zero-length non-ASCII sequences" in certain Asian character sets.
Publish Date : 2008-02-11 Last Update Date : 2013-07-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-01-28 2008-02-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1484 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8000 unix
DSA-1484-1 xulrunner - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20267 unix
DSA-1485 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7914 unix
DSA-1485-2 icedove - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18417 unix
DSA-1489 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7909 unix
DSA-1489-1 iceweasel - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18434 unix
ELSA-2008:0103: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22437 unix
RHSA-2008:0103: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080103 unix
RHSA-2008:0104: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080104 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0416

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2008-0416

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-087A.html
CERT TA08-087A
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=404252,381412,407161
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN21563357/index.html
JVN JVN#21563357
http://secunia.com/advisories/28864
SECUNIA 28864
http://secunia.com/advisories/28839
SECUNIA 28839
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/ja/contents/2008/JVNDB-2008-000021.html
JVNDB JVNDB-2008-000021
http://secunia.com/advisories/28865
SECUNIA 28865
http://secunia.com/advisories/28879
SECUNIA 28879
http://secunia.com/advisories/29541
SECUNIA 29541
http://secunia.com/advisories/30327
SECUNIA 30327
http://secunia.com/advisories/30620
SECUNIA 30620
http://secunia.com/advisories/31043
SECUNIA 31043
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238492-1
SUNALERT 238492
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239546-1
SUNALERT 239546
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1484
DEBIAN DSA-1484
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-18
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1489
DEBIAN DSA-1489
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1485
DEBIAN DSA-1485
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2091/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2091
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1793/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1793
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29303
BID 29303 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey Character Encoding Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-01
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-13.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-592-1
UBUNTU USN-592-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-576-1
UBUNTU USN-576-1
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2008/TLSA-2008-9.txt
TURBO TLSA-2008-9
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/40488
XF firefox-character-encoding-xss(40488)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0416

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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