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CVE-2008-0016

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-09-23
Bugzilla: 463181: CVE-2008-0016 Mozilla UTF-8 stack buffer overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the URL parsing implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted UTF-8 URL in a link.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0016 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 October 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 October 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0882 September 24, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0882 September 24, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2008:0882 September 24, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 October 01, 2008

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