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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5513

Unspecified vulnerability in the session-restore feature in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19 allows remote attackers to bypass the same origin policy, inject content into documents associated with other domains, and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unknown vectors related to restoration of SessionStore data.
Publish Date : 2008-12-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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 ScriptingBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 79

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-12-08 2008-12-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5513 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085513 unix
ELSA-2008:1036: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22738 unix
ELSA-2009:0002: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22544 unix
RHSA-2008:1036: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081036 unix
RHSA-2008:1037: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081037 unix
RHSA-2009:0002: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090002 unix
Unspecified vulnerability in the session-restore feature in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19 all... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10389 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-2008-5513

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 24

- References For CVE-2008-5513

http://secunia.com/advisories/33188
SECUNIA 33188
http://secunia.com/advisories/33189
SECUNIA 33189
http://secunia.com/advisories/33421
SECUNIA 33421
http://secunia.com/advisories/33231
SECUNIA 33231
http://secunia.com/advisories/33216
SECUNIA 33216
http://secunia.com/advisories/33203
SECUNIA 33203
http://secunia.com/advisories/33523
SECUNIA 33523
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1707
DEBIAN DSA-1707
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
SECUNIA 34501
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:244
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:244
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:245
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:245
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-69.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1036
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1037.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1037
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0002.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0002
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882
BID 32882 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-05-16
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47418
XF firefox-sessionrestore-security-bypass(47418)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021421
SECTRACK 1021421
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-690-2
UBUNTU USN-690-2
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-690-1
UBUNTU USN-690-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/33184
SECUNIA 33184

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5513

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


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