CVE-2008-5021

HIGH

Description

nsFrameManager in Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by modifying properties of a file input element while it is still being initialized, then using the blur method to access uninitialized memory.

References

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/32684

http://secunia.com/advisories/32693

http://secunia.com/advisories/32694

http://secunia.com/advisories/32695

http://secunia.com/advisories/32713

http://secunia.com/advisories/32714

http://secunia.com/advisories/32715

http://secunia.com/advisories/32721

http://secunia.com/advisories/32778

http://secunia.com/advisories/32798

http://secunia.com/advisories/32845

http://secunia.com/advisories/32853

http://secunia.com/advisories/33433

http://secunia.com/advisories/33434

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.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1669

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1671

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

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

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:228

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

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:235

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-55.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0976.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0977.html

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

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

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021186

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=460002

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9642

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00366.html

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-11-13

Updated: 2018-11-02

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH