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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1707-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:45.1.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie38.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:45.1.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:45.1.0-1fixed
sid1:45.2.0-2fixed
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie38.8.0esr-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
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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