Vulnerability CVE-2008-5822


Published: 2009-01-02   Modified: 2012-02-12

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.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

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 -> Libxul 

 References:
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0812-exploits/mzff_libxul_ml.txt
http://jbrownsec.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-year-research-are-upon-us.html

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