CVE Database

CVE-2008-5052

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-11-12

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The AppendAttributeValue function in the JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption, as demonstrated by e4x/extensions/regress-410192.js.

Find out more about CVE-2008-5052 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-2008:0976 November 20, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0976 November 20, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0977 November 13, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0977 November 13, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0978 November 13, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0977 November 13, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0976 November 20, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0978 November 13, 2008

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