CVE Database

CVE-2008-4068

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2008-09-23
Bugzilla: 463248: CVE-2008-4068 Mozilla local HTML file recource: bypass

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability 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 bypass "restrictions imposed on local HTML files," and obtain sensitive information and prompt users to write this information into a file, via directory traversal sequences in a resource: URI.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4068 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 October 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 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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