CVE-2008-5510

NameCVE-2008-5510
DescriptionThe CSS parser in Mozilla 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 ignores the '\0' escaped null character, which might allow remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms such as sanitization routines.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1707-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
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 (security), squeeze3.0.11-1+squeeze15fixed
wheezy31.3.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie31.4.0-2fixed
sid31.5.0-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.5.16-20fixed
wheezy31.3.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid31.5.0esr-1fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)1.1.14-1medium
iceapesourceetch(unfixed)end-of-life
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.19-1medium
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.0.5-1medium
iceweaselsourceetch2.0.0.19-0etch1mediumDSA-1707-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.5-1medium
xulrunnersourceetch(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[etch] - iceape <end-of-life> (Etch Packages no longer covered by security support)
[etch] - xulrunner <end-of-life> (Etch Packages no longer covered by security support)
patch will be checked for icedove/iceape/xulrunner by Alexander for next round

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