Directory traversal vulnerability 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 on Linux allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) and URL-encoded / (slash) characters in a resource: URI.
Published 2008-09-24 20:37:05
Updated 2018-11-01 16:22:37
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Threat overview for CVE-2008-4067

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-4067
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 5555
IPs affected by CVE-2008-4067 121
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4067

1.01%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 82 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4067

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4067

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-4067

Products affected by CVE-2008-4067

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