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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, 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)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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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