CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-09-23
Bugzilla: 463204: CVE-2008-4064 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 graphics rendering and (1) handling of a long alert messagebox in the cairo_surface_set_device_offset function, (2) integer overflows when handling animated PNG data in the info_callback function in nsPNGDecoder.cpp, and (3) an integer overflow when handling SVG data in the nsSVGFEGaussianBlurElement::SetupPredivide function in nsSVGFilters.cpp.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4064 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879 September 24, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879 September 24, 2008

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