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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5513

Unspecified vulnerability in the session-restore feature in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19 allows remote attackers to bypass the same origin policy, inject content into documents associated with other domains, and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unknown vectors related to restoration of SessionStore data.
Publish Date : 2008-12-17 Last Update Date : 2018-11-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site ScriptingBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 79

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5513 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085513 unix
DSA-1707 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7805 unix
DSA-1707-1 iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13605 unix
ELSA-2008:1036: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22738 unix
ELSA-2009:0002: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22544 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
RHSA-2008:1037: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081037 unix
RHSA-2009:0002 -- thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29201 unix
RHSA-2009:0002: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090002 unix
Unspecified vulnerability in the session-restore feature in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19 all... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10389 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-2008-5513

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Seamonkey * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2008-5513

http://secunia.com/advisories/33188
SECUNIA 33188
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:244
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:244
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1707
DEBIAN DSA-1707
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1036
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:245
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:245
http://secunia.com/advisories/33523
SECUNIA 33523
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-690-2
UBUNTU USN-690-2
http://secunia.com/advisories/33216
SECUNIA 33216
http://secunia.com/advisories/33203
SECUNIA 33203
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1037.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1037
http://secunia.com/advisories/33184
SECUNIA 33184
http://secunia.com/advisories/33189
SECUNIA 33189
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882
BID 32882 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-23
http://secunia.com/advisories/33231
SECUNIA 33231
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-69.html CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021421
SECTRACK 1021421
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0002.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0002
http://secunia.com/advisories/33421
SECUNIA 33421
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
VUPEN ADV-2009-0977
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
SECUNIA 34501
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
SUNALERT 256408
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47418
XF firefox-sessionrestore-security-bypass(47418)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10389
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10389
https://usn.ubuntu.com/690-1/
UBUNTU USN-690-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5513

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


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