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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5023

Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to bypass the protection mechanism for codebase principals and execute arbitrary script via the -moz-binding CSS property in a signed JAR file.
Publish Date : 2008-11-13 Last Update Date : 2018-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-11-10 2008-11-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5023 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085023 unix
DSA-1669 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7740 unix
DSA-1669-1 xulrunner - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19874 unix
DSA-1671 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8140 unix
DSA-1671-1 iceweasel - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20161 unix
ELSA-2008:0978: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22309 unix
Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to bypass... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9908 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
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-2008-5023

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Seamonkey * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1

- References For CVE-2008-5023

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
SECUNIA 34501
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0977.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0977
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0978.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0978
http://secunia.com/advisories/32714
SECUNIA 32714
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1671
DEBIAN DSA-1671
http://secunia.com/advisories/32695
SECUNIA 32695
http://secunia.com/advisories/32694
SECUNIA 32694
http://secunia.com/advisories/32693
SECUNIA 32693
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669
DEBIAN DSA-1669
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:055
http://secunia.com/advisories/32845
SECUNIA 32845
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9669
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-319A.html
CERT TA08-319A
http://secunia.com/advisories/32721
SECUNIA 32721
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32281
BID 32281 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:228
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:228
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-57.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=424733
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021189
SECTRACK 1021189
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3146
VUPEN ADV-2008-3146
http://secunia.com/advisories/32684
SECUNIA 32684
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:230
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:230
http://secunia.com/advisories/32713
SECUNIA 32713
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-667-1
UBUNTU USN-667-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/32853
SECUNIA 32853
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00366.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9667
http://secunia.com/advisories/32778
SECUNIA 32778
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9908
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9908

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5023

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


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