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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1696-1, DSA-1697-1, DSA-1704-1, DSA-1707-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
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, squeeze (security)3.0.11-1+squeeze15fixed
wheezy31.3.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie31.7.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid31.7.0-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)3.5.16-20fixed
wheezy31.3.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie31.6.0esr-1fixed
jessie (security)31.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch38.0.1-5fixed
sid38.1.0esr-2fixed
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)1.1.14-1medium
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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