CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5016

The layout engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via multiple vectors that trigger an assertion failure or other consequences.
Publish Date : 2008-11-13 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-11-10 2008-11-12
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @ cvedetails.com

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5016 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085016 unix
ELSA-2008:0976: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22044 unix
ELSA-2008:0978: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22309 unix
RHSA-2008:0976 -- thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29116 unix
RHSA-2008:0976: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080976 unix
RHSA-2008:0977: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080977 unix
RHSA-2008:0978 -- firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29237 unix
RHSA-2008:0978: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080978 unix
The layout engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11356 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-2008-5016

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 7
Mozilla Seamonkey 27
Mozilla Thunderbird 8

- References For CVE-2008-5016

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?bug_id=439206,453406,458637,444864,452157,449111,444260,457375,433429,443528,430394
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9669
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3146
VUPEN ADV-2008-3146
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00366.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9667
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-319A.html
CERT TA08-319A
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021183
SECTRACK 1021183
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32281
BID 32281 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0978.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0978
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0977.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0977
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:235
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:235
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0976.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0976
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-52.html CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:230
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:230
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-667-1
UBUNTU USN-667-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:055

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5016

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


CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.