CVE-2008-5501

NameCVE-2008-5501
DescriptionThe layout engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via vectors that trigger an assertion failure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesource(unstable)(not affected)
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.5-1medium
iceweaselsourceetch(not affected)
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.5-1medium
xulrunnersourceetch(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Firefox 2.x not affected)
[etch] - xulrunner <not-affected> (Xulrunner 1.8 not affected)
- icedove <not-affected> (This issue was FF3 only, CVE-2008-5500 affects icedove)

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