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CVE-2008-4058

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

Details

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 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 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879 September 24, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 October 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879 September 24, 2008

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