CVE-2008-4582

NameCVE-2008-4582
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 3.0.1 through 3.0.3, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13, when running on Windows, do not properly identify the context of Windows .url shortcut files, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and obtain sensitive information via an HTML document that is directly accessible through a filesystem, as demonstrated by documents in (1) local folders, (2) Windows share folders, and (3) RAR archives, and as demonstrated by IFRAMEs referencing shortcuts that point to (a) about:cache?device=memory and (b) about:cache?device=disk, a variant of CVE-2008-2810.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1669-1, DSA-1671-1, DSA-1696-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy31.8.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie31.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)38.7.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch38.6.0-1fixed
sid38.7.2-1fixed
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, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)1.1.13-1medium
iceapesourceetch1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1mediumDSA-1697-1
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.19-1medium
icedovesourceetch1.5.0.13+1.5.0.15b.dfsg1+prepatch080614i-0etch1mediumDSA-1696-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.4-1medium
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.18-0etch1mediumDSA-1671-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.4-1medium
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614h-0etch1mediumDSA-1669-1

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