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CVE Database

CVE-2008-5511

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-12-16
Bugzilla: 476285: CVE-2008-5511 Firefox XSS via XBL bindings to unloaded document

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 allows remote attackers to bypass the same origin policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via an XBL binding to an "unloaded document."

Find out more about CVE-2008-5511 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002 January 07, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002 January 07, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037 December 17, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037 December 17, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:1036 December 17, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037 December 17, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002 January 07, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:1036 December 17, 2008

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