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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0593

Gecko-based browsers, including Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8, modify the .href property of stylesheet DOM nodes to the final URI of a 302 redirect, which might allow remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and read sensitive information from the original URL, such as with Single-Signon systems.
Publish Date : 2008-02-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Bypass a restriction or similarObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- 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-2008-0593 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
Gecko-based browsers, including Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8, modify the .href property of... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10075 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-2008-0593

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Seamonkey Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 DEV Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 10
Mozilla Seamonkey 28

- References For CVE-2008-0593
VUPEN ADV-2008-1793
VUPEN ADV-2008-0627
VUPEN ADV-2008-0453
SECTRACK 1019341
BID 27683 Mozilla Thunderbird/Seamonkey/Firefox Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-01
BUGTRAQ 20080209 rPSA-2008-0051-1 firefox
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0105
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0104
GENTOO GLSA-200805-18
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:008

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0593

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