CVE-2008-6961

MEDIUM
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Description

mailnews in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.18 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.13, when JavaScript is enabled in mail, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information about the recipient, or comments in forwarded mail, via script that reads the (1) .documentURI or (2) .textContent DOM properties.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/32714

http://secunia.com/advisories/32715

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-59.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32363

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021247

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=458883

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46734

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-13

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:dev:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 1.1.12 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.0.0.17 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
4762Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorSMTP Clients
medium
34819Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
34768SeaMonkey < 1.1.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
801316Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineSMTP Clients
high