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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1669-1, DSA-1671-1, DSA-1696-1, DSA-1697-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
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 (security), squeeze3.0.11-1+squeeze15fixed
wheezy31.3.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid31.5.0-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.5.16-20fixed
wheezy31.3.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.3esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid31.5.3esr-1fixed
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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