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CVE-2008-0413

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2008-02-07
Bugzilla:
431733: CVE-2008-0413 Mozilla javascript engine crashes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.12, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly trigger memory corruption via (1) a large switch statement, (2) certain uses of watch and eval, (3) certain uses of the mousedown event listener, and other vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0413 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0105 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0105 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0104 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0103 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0103 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0104 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0105 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0104 2008-02-08

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