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MFSA2008-66 Firefox: Errors parsing URLs with leading whitespace and control characters (CVE-2008-5508)

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MFSA2008-66 Firefox: Errors parsing URLs with leading whitespace and control characters (CVE-2008-5508)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

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 does not properly parse URLs with leading whitespace or control characters, which might allow remote attackers to misrepresent URLs and simplify phishing attacks.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_19
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_5

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