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CVE-2008-2801

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-07-02
Bugzilla: 452605: CVE-2008-2801 Firefox arbitrary signed JAR code execution

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly implement JAR signing, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) injection of JavaScript into documents within a JAR archive or (2) a JAR archive that uses relative URLs to JavaScript files.

Find out more about CVE-2008-2801 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0616 July 23, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0616 July 23, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0547 July 02, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0547 July 02, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0549 July 02, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0547 July 02, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0616 July 23, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0569 July 02, 2008

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