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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2008-3444

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The content layout component in Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and 3.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted but well-formed web page that contains "a simple set of legitimate HTML tags."

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published