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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4070

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long header in a news article, related to "canceling [a] newsgroup message" and "cancelled newsgroup messages."
Publish Date : 2008-09-27 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-09-01 2008-09-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4070 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084070 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-2008:0908: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22664 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10933 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-2008-4070

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 DEV Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Seamonkey 19
Mozilla Thunderbird 53

- References For CVE-2008-4070

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1
UBUNTU USN-647-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45426
XF mozilla-newsgroupmessage-bo(45426)
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=425152 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020948
SECTRACK 1020948
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31411
BID 31411 Mozilla SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Newsgroup Cancel Message Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-23
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:206
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-46.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0908
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
DEBIAN DSA-1697
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:050
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.379422
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-269-02
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696
DEBIAN DSA-1696
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.412123
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-270-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4070

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


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