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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4059

The XPConnect component in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 allows remote attackers to "pollute XPCNativeWrappers" and execute arbitrary code with chrome privileges via vectors related to a SCRIPT element.
Publish Date : 2008-09-24 Last Update Date : 2013-08-25
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-09-01 2008-09-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4059 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084059 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-1696 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8021 unix
DSA-1696-1 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12973 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
ELSA-2008:0908: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22664 unix
RHSA-2008:0882: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080882 unix
RHSA-2008:0908: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080908 unix
The XPConnect component in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 allows remote attackers to "pollute XPCNativeWrappers" and ex... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9529 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-2008-4059

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Rc Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 65

- References For CVE-2008-4059

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=419848 CONFIRM
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=WZXONb-tqBw~ CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/31984
SECUNIA 31984
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:050
http://secunia.com/advisories/31985
SECUNIA 31985
http://secunia.com/advisories/32007
SECUNIA 32007
http://secunia.com/advisories/32010
SECUNIA 32010
http://secunia.com/advisories/32012
SECUNIA 32012
http://secunia.com/advisories/32025
SECUNIA 32025
http://secunia.com/advisories/32042
SECUNIA 32042
http://secunia.com/advisories/32044
SECUNIA 32044
http://secunia.com/advisories/32082
SECUNIA 32082
http://secunia.com/advisories/32092
SECUNIA 32092
http://secunia.com/advisories/32144
SECUNIA 32144
http://secunia.com/advisories/32185
SECUNIA 32185
http://secunia.com/advisories/32196
SECUNIA 32196
http://secunia.com/advisories/32845
SECUNIA 32845
http://secunia.com/advisories/33433
SECUNIA 33433
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.412123
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-270-01
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.405232
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-01
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.379422
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-02
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
SECUNIA 34501
http://secunia.com/advisories/33434
SECUNIA 33434
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1649
DEBIAN DSA-1649
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669
DEBIAN DSA-1669
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0908
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696
DEBIAN DSA-1696
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
DEBIAN DSA-1697
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:206
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:205
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-41.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0882.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0882
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1
UBUNTU USN-645-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020915
SECTRACK 1020915
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346
BID 31346 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-15
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2
UBUNTU USN-645-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661
VUPEN ADV-2008-2661
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1
UBUNTU USN-647-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45352
XF firefox2-xpcnativewrappers-code-execution(45352)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01384.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8401
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01403.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8429

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4059

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


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