CVE-2008-5024

HIGH

Description

Mozilla 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 do not properly escape quote characters used for XML processing, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML injection attacks via the default namespace in an E4X document.

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/mfsa2008-58.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?1021192

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=453915

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9063

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-91

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH