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Sid 1-17603

Message

BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla Firefox file type memory corruption attempt

Summary

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.

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2008-5021:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2008-5021: 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.

Affected systems

  • mozilla firefox 0.8
  • mozilla firefox 0.9
  • mozilla firefox 0.9.1
  • mozilla firefox 0.9.2
  • mozilla firefox 0.9.3
  • mozilla firefox 0.9_rc
  • mozilla firefox 0.10
  • mozilla firefox 0.10.1
  • mozilla firefox 1.0
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.1
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.2
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.3
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.4
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.5
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.6
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.7
  • mozilla firefox 1.0.8
  • mozilla firefox 1.5
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.1
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.2
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.3
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.4
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.5
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.6
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.7
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.8
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.9
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.10
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.11
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.0.12
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.1
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.2
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.3
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.4
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.5
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.6
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.7
  • mozilla firefox 1.5.8
  • mozilla firefox 1.8
  • mozilla firefox 2.0
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.1
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.2
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.3
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.4
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.5
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.6
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.7
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.8
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.9
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.10
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.11
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.12
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.13
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.14
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.15
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.16
  • mozilla firefox 2.0.0.17
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.1
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.2
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.3
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.4
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.5
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.6
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.7
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.8
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.9
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.0.99
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.1
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.2
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.3
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.4
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.5
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.6
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.7
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.8
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.9
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.10
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.11
  • mozilla seamonkey 1.1.12
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.2
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.3
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.4
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.5
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.6
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.7
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.7.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.7.2
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.7.3
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.8
  • mozilla thunderbird 0.9
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.2
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.3
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.4
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.5
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.6
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.7
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.0.8
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.2
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.3
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.4
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.6
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.7
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.8
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.9
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.10
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.0.11
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.5.2
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.7.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 1.7.3
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.0
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.1
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.2
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.3
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.4
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.11
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.12
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.13
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.14
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.15
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.16
  • mozilla thunderbird 2.0.0.17

Ease of attack

CVE-2008-5021:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

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