CVE-2008-0017

NameCVE-2008-0017
DescriptionThe http-index-format MIME type parser (nsDirIndexParser) in Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 does not check for an allocation failure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an HTTP index response with a crafted 200 header, which triggers memory corruption and a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1669-1, DSA-1671-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)1.1.13-1high
iceapesourceetch1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1highDSA-1697-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.4-1high
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.18-0etch1highDSA-1671-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.4-1high
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614h-0etch1highDSA-1669-1

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