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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0592

Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a plain .txt file with a "Content-Disposition: attachment" and an invalid "Content-Type: plain/text," which prevents Firefox from rendering future plain text files within the browser.
Publish Date : 2008-02-08 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0592 unix
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
DSA-1506 iceape -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8162 unix
DSA-1506-1 iceape - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20074 unix
ELSA-2008:0103: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22437 unix
ELSA-2008:0105: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21756 unix
Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of se... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9972 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
RHSA-2008:0105: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080105 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-2008-0592

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1

- References For CVE-2008-0592
VUPEN ADV-2008-1793
VUPEN ADV-2008-0627
VUPEN ADV-2008-0453
SECTRACK 1019340
BID 27683 Mozilla Thunderbird/Seamonkey/Firefox Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-01
BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox
BUGTRAQ 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0104
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0105
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0103
GENTOO GLSA-200805-18
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:008

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0592

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

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