CVE-2008-4066

MEDIUM

Description

Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14, and other versions before 2.0.0.17, allows remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms and conduct XSS attacks via HTML-escaped low surrogate characters that are ignored by the HTML parser, as demonstrated by a "jav&#56325ascript" sequence, aka "HTML escaped low surrogates bug."

References

http://blogs.technet.com/bluehat/archive/2008/08/14/targeted-fuzzing.aspx

http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=WZXONb-tqBw~

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN96950482/index.html

http://jvndb.jvn.jp/ja/contents/2011/JVNDB-2011-000058.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00005.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/31984

http://secunia.com/advisories/31985

http://secunia.com/advisories/32007

http://secunia.com/advisories/32010

http://secunia.com/advisories/32012

http://secunia.com/advisories/32025

http://secunia.com/advisories/32042

http://secunia.com/advisories/32044

http://secunia.com/advisories/32082

http://secunia.com/advisories/32092

http://secunia.com/advisories/32144

http://secunia.com/advisories/32185

http://secunia.com/advisories/32196

http://secunia.com/advisories/32845

http://secunia.com/advisories/34501

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.379422

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.405232

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.412123

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1649

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:205

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:206

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-43.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0882.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0908.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31346

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020920

http://www.thespanner.co.uk/2008/06/30/javascript-protocol-fuzz-results/

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-645-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-647-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2661

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448166

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45358

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8880

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01384.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01403.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-24

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM