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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4063

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the layout engine and (1) a zero value of the "this" variable in the nsContentList::Item function; (2) interaction of the indic IME extension, a Hindi language selection, and the "g" character; and (3) interaction of the nsFrameList::SortByContentOrder function with a certain insufficient protection of inline frames.
Publish Date : 2008-09-24 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
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 critical 2008-09-01 2008-09-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4063 unix
ELSA-2008:0879: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22483 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of ser... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11151 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
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-2008-4063

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 - LTS 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 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Mozilla Firefox 2

- References For CVE-2008-4063
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
VUPEN ADV-2008-2661
XF mozilla-firefox-layout-code-execution(45354) CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1020916
BID 31346 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-270-01
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-02
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:050

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4063

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