CVE-2008-5508

MEDIUM

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 does not properly parse URLs with leading whitespace or control characters, which might allow remote attackers to misrepresent URLs and simplify phishing attacks.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/33184

http://secunia.com/advisories/33188

http://secunia.com/advisories/33189

http://secunia.com/advisories/33203

http://secunia.com/advisories/33204

http://secunia.com/advisories/33205

http://secunia.com/advisories/33216

http://secunia.com/advisories/33231

http://secunia.com/advisories/33408

http://secunia.com/advisories/33415

http://secunia.com/advisories/33421

http://secunia.com/advisories/33433

http://secunia.com/advisories/33434

http://secunia.com/advisories/33523

http://secunia.com/advisories/33547

http://secunia.com/advisories/34501

http://secunia.com/advisories/35080

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

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-258748-1

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

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

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1704

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1707

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:244

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:245

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:012

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-66.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1036.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1037.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0002.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32882

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021426

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-690-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-701-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-701-2

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

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=425046

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=460803

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47414

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11040

https://usn.ubuntu.com/690-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-12-17

Updated: 2018-11-08

Type: CWE-20

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