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CVE-2008-4063

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2008-09-23
Bugzilla:
463203: CVE-2008-4063 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the layout engine and (1) a zero value of the "this" variable in the nsContentList::Item function; (2) interaction of the indic IME extension, a Hindi language selection, and the "g" character; and (3) interaction of the nsFrameList::SortByContentOrder function with a certain insufficient protection of inline frames.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4063 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (yelp) RHSA-2008:0879 2008-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879 2008-09-24

Affected Packages State

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