CVE-2008-5024

NameCVE-2008-5024
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.4, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 do not properly escape quote characters used for XML processing, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML injection attacks via the default namespace in an E4X document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, 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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:45.4.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie1:45.2.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:45.4.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:45.4.0-1fixed
sid1:45.5.1-1fixed
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)1.1.13-1high
iceapesourceetch1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1highDSA-1697-1
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.19-1high
icedovesourceetch1.5.0.13+1.5.0.15b.dfsg1+prepatch080614i-0etch1highDSA-1696-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.4-1high
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.18-0etch1highDSA-1671-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.4-1high
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614h-0etch1highDSA-1669-1

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