Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4 assigns chrome privileges to a file: URI when it is accessed in the same tab from a chrome or privileged about: page, which makes it easier for user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via malicious code in a file that has already been saved on the local system.
Published 2008-11-13 11:30:01
Updated 2017-09-29 01:32:25
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-5015

2.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-5015

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.1
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
4.9
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-5015

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-5015

Products affected by CVE-2008-5015

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