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CVE-2008-4061

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-09-23
Bugzilla: 463199: CVE-2008-4061 Mozilla layout engine crash

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the MathML 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 cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an mtd element with a large integer value in the rowspan attribute, related to the layout engine.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4061 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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