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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-5715
Last Modified 26 Aug 2009 01:18:35
Published 24 Dec 2008 01:29:15
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-5715

Summary

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 on Windows Vista allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via JavaScript code with a long string value for the hash property (aka location.hash). NOTE: it was later reported that earlier versions are also affected, and that the impact is CPU consumption and application hang in unspecified circumstances perhaps involving other platforms.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5


References

XF - firefox-locationhash-dos(47572)

BID - 32988

BUGTRAQ - 20090821 DoS vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome

MILW0RM - 7554

MISC - http://websecurity.com.ua/3424/

SREASON - 4807

OSVDB - 51032


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:54