CVE-2008-2807

NameCVE-2008-2807
DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly handle an invalid .properties file for an add-on, which allows remote attackers to read uninitialized memory, as demonstrated by use of ISO 8859 encoding instead of UTF-8 encoding in a French .properties file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1607-1, DSA-1615-1, DSA-1621-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:45.4.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie1:45.2.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:45.4.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:45.4.0-1fixed
sid1:45.5.1-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)1.1.10-1medium
iceapesourceetch1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1mediumDSA-1697-1
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.16-1medium
icedovesourceetch1.5.0.13+1.5.0.15b.dfsg1+prepatch080614d-0etch1mediumDSA-1621-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0medium
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.15-0etch1mediumDSA-1607-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.1-1medium
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614d-0etch1mediumDSA-1615-1

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