CVE-2008-2933

NameCVE-2008-2933
DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.16, and 3.x before 3.0.1, interprets '|' (pipe) characters in a command-line URI as requests to open multiple tabs, which allows remote attackers to access chrome:i URIs, or read arbitrary local files via manipulations involving a series of URIs that is not entirely handled by a vector application, as exploited in conjunction with CVE-2008-2540. NOTE: this issue exists because of an insufficient fix for CVE-2005-2267.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1614-1, DSA-1615-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy38.5.0esr-1~deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie38.7.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
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)1.1.12-1low
iceapesourceetch1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1lowDSA-1697-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.1-1low
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.16-0etch1lowDSA-1614-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.1-1low
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614d-0etch1lowDSA-1615-1

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