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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3836

feedWriter in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 allows remote attackers to execute scripts with chrome privileges via vectors related to feed preview and the (1) elem.doCommand, (2) elem.dispatchEvent, (3) _setTitleText, (4) _setTitleImage, and (5) _initSubscriptionUI functions.
Publish Date : 2008-09-24 Last Update Date : 2012-10-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3836 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083836 unix
DSA-1649 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7657 unix
DSA-1649-1 iceweasel - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19884 unix
DSA-1669 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7740 unix
DSA-1669-1 xulrunner - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19874 unix
DSA-1697 iceape -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7950 unix
DSA-1697-1 iceape -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13245 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-2008-3836

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Rc Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 51

- References For CVE-2008-3836

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:050
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.405232
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
SECUNIA 34501
http://secunia.com/advisories/33433
SECUNIA 33433
http://secunia.com/advisories/32845
SECUNIA 32845
http://secunia.com/advisories/32196
SECUNIA 32196
http://secunia.com/advisories/32185
SECUNIA 32185
http://secunia.com/advisories/32144
SECUNIA 32144
http://secunia.com/advisories/32042
SECUNIA 32042
http://secunia.com/advisories/32012
SECUNIA 32012
http://secunia.com/advisories/31984
SECUNIA 31984
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
DEBIAN DSA-1697
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669
DEBIAN DSA-1669
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1649
DEBIAN DSA-1649
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:205
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020914
SECTRACK 1020914
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346
BID 31346 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-39.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1
UBUNTU USN-645-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=430658 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=360529 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2
UBUNTU USN-645-2
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=WZXONb-tqBw~ CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661
VUPEN ADV-2008-2661
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45350
XF firefox-feedwriter-code-execution(45350)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3836

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


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