CVE-2008-5822

medium
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Description

Memory leak in Libxul, as used in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and browser hang) via a long CLASS attribute in an HR element in an HTML document.

References

http://jbrownsec.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-year-research-are-upon-us.html

http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0812-exploits/mzff_libxul_ml.txt

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47758

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-01-02

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical