CVE-2008-4070

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long header in a news article, related to "canceling [a] newsgroup message" and "cancelled newsgroup messages."

References

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/32010

http://secunia.com/advisories/32025

http://secunia.com/advisories/32044

http://secunia.com/advisories/32082

http://secunia.com/advisories/32092

http://secunia.com/advisories/32196

http://secunia.com/advisories/33433

http://secunia.com/advisories/33434

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.412123

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

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1696

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697

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

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-46.html

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31411

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020948

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

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

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=425152

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45426

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10933

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-27

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH