CVE-2008-4070

NameCVE-2008-4070
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long header in a news article, related to "canceling [a] newsgroup message" and "cancelled newsgroup messages."
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1696-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceape (PTS)squeeze (security)2.0.11-17fixed
icedove (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)3.0.11-1+squeeze15fixed
wheezy31.3.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie31.6.0-1fixed
jessie (security)31.7.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid31.7.0-1fixed

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
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.17-1high
icedovesourceetch1.5.0.13+1.5.0.15b.dfsg1+prepatch080614i-0etch1highDSA-1696-1

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