CVE-2008-5822

NameCVE-2008-5822
DescriptionMemory leak in Libxul, as used in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and browser hang) via a long CLASS attribute in an HR element in an HTML document.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xulrunnersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Just a crash, no security impact

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