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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4062

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 and 3.x before 3.0.2, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the JavaScript engine and (1) misinterpretation of the characteristics of Namespace and QName in jsxml.c, (2) misuse of signed integers in the nsEscapeCount function in nsEscape.cpp, and (3) interaction of JavaScript garbage collection with certain use of an NPObject in the nsNPObjWrapper::GetNewOrUsed function in nsJSNPRuntime.cpp.
Publish Date : 2008-09-24 Last Update Date : 2018-11-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-09-01 2008-09-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4062 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084062 unix
DSA-1649 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7657 unix
DSA-1649-1 iceweasel - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19884 unix
DSA-1669 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7740 unix
DSA-1669-1 xulrunner - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19874 unix
DSA-1696 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8021 unix
DSA-1696-1 icedove -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12973 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-2008:0879: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22483 unix
ELSA-2008:0908: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22664 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 and 3.x before 3.0.2, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.1... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10206 unix
RHSA-2008:0879 -- firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29008 unix
RHSA-2008:0879: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080879 unix
RHSA-2008:0882: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080882 unix
RHSA-2008:0908 -- thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28693 unix
RHSA-2008:0908: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080908 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-2008-4062

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Seamonkey * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2008-4062

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2
UBUNTU USN-645-2
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020916
SECTRACK 1020916
http://secunia.com/advisories/31985
SECUNIA 31985
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346
BID 31346 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669
DEBIAN DSA-1669
http://secunia.com/advisories/32012
SECUNIA 32012
http://secunia.com/advisories/32845
SECUNIA 32845
http://secunia.com/advisories/32096
SECUNIA 32096
http://secunia.com/advisories/32095
SECUNIA 32095
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:206
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-42.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=367736 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=444608 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01335.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8425
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:050
http://secunia.com/advisories/32144
SECUNIA 32144
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01384.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8401
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.379422
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-02
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=WZXONb-tqBw~ CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01403.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8429
http://secunia.com/advisories/32044
SECUNIA 32044
http://secunia.com/advisories/32089
SECUNIA 32089
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.412123
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-270-01
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1
UBUNTU USN-647-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/32082
SECUNIA 32082
http://secunia.com/advisories/32025
SECUNIA 32025
http://secunia.com/advisories/32092
SECUNIA 32092
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0908
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:205
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=445229 CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.405232
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/32042
SECUNIA 32042
http://secunia.com/advisories/32011
SECUNIA 32011
http://secunia.com/advisories/32007
SECUNIA 32007
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0879.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0879
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0882.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0882
http://secunia.com/advisories/31987
SECUNIA 31987
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1
UBUNTU USN-645-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/32010
SECUNIA 32010
http://secunia.com/advisories/31984
SECUNIA 31984
http://secunia.com/advisories/33433
SECUNIA 33433
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
DEBIAN DSA-1697
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696
DEBIAN DSA-1696
http://secunia.com/advisories/33434
SECUNIA 33434
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
SECUNIA 34501
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661
VUPEN ADV-2008-2661
http://secunia.com/advisories/32185
SECUNIA 32185
http://secunia.com/advisories/32196
SECUNIA 32196
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1649
DEBIAN DSA-1649
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45355
XF multiple-mozilla-javascript-code-execution(45355)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10206
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10206

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4062

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


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