CVE-2008-5508

NameCVE-2008-5508
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 does not properly parse URLs with leading whitespace or control characters, which might allow remote attackers to misrepresent URLs and simplify phishing attacks.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1696-1, DSA-1697-1, DSA-1704-1, DSA-1707-1
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 (security), wheezy24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)1.1.14-1medium
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)3.0.5-1medium
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.19-0etch1mediumDSA-1707-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.5-1medium
xulrunnersourceetch1.8.0.15~pre080614i-0etch1mediumDSA-1704-1

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