CVE-2008-3836

NameCVE-2008-3836
DescriptionfeedWriter in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 allows remote attackers to execute scripts with chrome privileges via vectors related to feed preview and the (1) elem.doCommand, (2) elem.dispatchEvent, (3) _setTitleText, (4) _setTitleImage, and (5) _initSubscriptionUI functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1649-1, DSA-1669-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
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)1.1.12-1high
iceapesourceetch1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1highDSA-1697-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.1-1high
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.17-0etch1highDSA-1649-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.1-1high
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614h-0etch1highDSA-1669-1

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