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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0304

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted external-body MIME type in an e-mail message, related to an incorrect memory allocation during message preview.
Publish Date : 2008-02-29 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-01-28 2008-02-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1621 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7564 unix
DSA-1621-1 icedove - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18570 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-2008:0105: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21756 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 might allow remote attacker... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11075 unix
RHSA-2008:0104: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080104 unix
RHSA-2008:0105: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080105 unix
USN-582-2 -- mozilla-thunderbird oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17244 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-2008-0304

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2008-0304
VUPEN ADV-2008-2091
BID 28012 Mozilla Thunderbird External-Body MIME Remote Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-01-08
CERT-VN VU#661651
GENTOO GLSA-200805-18
SECTRACK 1019504
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-061-01
IDEFENSE 20080226 Mozilla Thunderbird MIME External-Body Heap Overflow Vulnerability

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0304

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

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