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CVE-2008-4065

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2008-09-23
Bugzilla:
463234: CVE-2008-4065 Mozilla BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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 allow remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms and conduct XSS attacks via byte order mark (BOM) characters that are removed from JavaScript code before execution, aka "Stripped BOM characters bug."

Find out more about CVE-2008-4065 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 (yelp) RHSA-2008:0879 2008-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) 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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