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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1236

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.9 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to the layout engine.
Publish Date : 2008-03-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-03-12 2008-03-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1236 unix
DSA-1532 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7955 unix
DSA-1532-1 xulrunner oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18755 unix
DSA-1534 iceape -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7869 unix
DSA-1534-1 iceape oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18729 unix
DSA-1534-2 iceape - regression oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19906 unix
DSA-1535 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7395 unix
DSA-1535-1 iceweasel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20297 unix
DSA-1574 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7681 unix
DSA-1574-1 icedove - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18655 unix
ELSA-2008:0207: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22714 unix
ELSA-2008:0209: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22699 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey befo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11788 unix
RHSA-2008:0207: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080207 unix
RHSA-2008:0208: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080208 unix
RHSA-2008:0209: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080209 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-2008-1236

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2008-1236
VUPEN ADV-2008-2091
XF mozilla-layoutengine-code-execution(41445)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1793
VUPEN ADV-2008-0999
VUPEN ADV-2008-0998
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-128-02
CERT TA08-087A
SECTRACK 1019695
BID 28448 Mozilla Thunderbird/Seamonkey/Firefox Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
BUGTRAQ 20080327 rPSA-2008-0128-1 firefox
GENTOO GLSA-200805-18
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0207
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:019

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1236

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