Vulnerability CVE-2008-5715


Published: 2008-12-24   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 on Windows Vista allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via JavaScript code with a long string value for the hash property (aka location.hash). NOTE: it was later reported that earlier versions are also affected, and that the impact is CPU consumption and application hang in unspecified circumstances perhaps involving other platforms.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 location.hash Remote Crash Exploit
Jeremy Brown
26.12.2008

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4807
http://websecurity.com.ua/3424/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/506006/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32988
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47572
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7554

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