CVE-2008-5015

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Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4 assigns chrome privileges to a file: URI when it is accessed in the same tab from a chrome or privileged about: page, which makes it easier for user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via malicious code in a file that has already been saved on the local system.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00004.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32695

http://secunia.com/advisories/32713

http://secunia.com/advisories/32721

http://secunia.com/advisories/32778

http://secunia.com/advisories/34501

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

http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-667-1

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:230

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-51.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0978.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32281

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021191

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-319A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3146

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

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=447579

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11063

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00385.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-11-13

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (22 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67766Oracle Linux 5 : firefox (ELSA-2008-0978)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
60494Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
43715CentOS 4 / 5 : firefox (CESA-2008:0978)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
41465SuSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (ZYPP Patch Number 5826)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
39884openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-334)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
37572Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2008:230)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
36711Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : firefox, firefox-3.0, xulrunner-1.9 vulnerabilities (USN-667-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
34957openSUSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-5812)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
34941SuSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (ZYPP Patch Number 5786)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
4762Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorSMTP Clients
medium
34778Fedora 9 : Miro-1.2.7-2.fc9 / cairo-dock-1.6.3.1-1.fc9.1 / chmsee-1.0.1-6.fc9 / devhelp-0.19.1-6.fc9 / etc (2008-9669)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
34771FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (f29fea8f-b19f-11dd-a55e-00163e000016)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
4753SeaMonkey < 1.1.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
4752Mozilla Firefox 3.x < 3.0.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
4751Mozilla Firefox < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
34767Firefox 3.0.x < 3.0.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
34764RHEL 4 / 5 : firefox (RHSA-2008:0978)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
801316Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineSMTP Clients
high
800876SeaMonkey < 1.1.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
800751Firefox 3.x < 3.0.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
800741Firefox < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high