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CVE-2008-4058

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2008-09-23
Bugzilla:
463190: CVE-2008-4058 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XPConnect component in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 and 3.x before 3.0.2, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.17, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to "pollute XPCNativeWrappers" and execute arbitrary code with chrome privileges via vectors related to (1) chrome XBL and (2) chrome JS.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4058 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-2008:0908 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2008:0879 2008-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2008:0882 2008-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879 2008-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0882 2008-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0882 2008-09-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 devhelp 0.12-19.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nss 3.12.1.1-1.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 yelp 2.16.0-21.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.2-5.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 devhelp 0.10-0.10.el4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 seamonkey 1.0.9-26.el4 Fixed

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