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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5505

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 allows remote attackers to bypass intended privacy restrictions by using the persist attribute in an XUL element to create and access data entities that are similar to cookies.
Publish Date : 2008-12-17 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-12-08 2008-12-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5505 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085505 unix
ELSA-2008:1036: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22738 unix
Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 allows remote attackers to bypass intended privacy restrictions by using the persist at... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10443 unix
RHSA-2008:1036 -- firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29215 unix
RHSA-2008:1036: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081036 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-2008-5505

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 5

- References For CVE-2008-5505

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47411
XF firefox-xul-weak-security(47411)
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=295994
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-690-1
UBUNTU USN-690-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882
BID 32882 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021428
SECTRACK 1021428
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1036
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.html CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:245
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:245
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5505

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


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