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CVE-2008-5512

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2008-12-16
Bugzilla:
476287: CVE-2008-5512 Firefox JavaScript privilege escalation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in 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 allow remote attackers to run arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via unknown vectors in which "page content can pollute XPCNativeWrappers."

Find out more about CVE-2008-5512 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-2009:0002 2009-01-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002 2009-01-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2008:1036 2008-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037 2008-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2008:1036 2008-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037 2008-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:1037 2008-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0002 2009-01-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nspr 4.7.3-2.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nss 3.12.2.0-2.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.5-1.el5_2 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 nss 3.12.2.0-1.el4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 nspr 4.7.3-1.el4 Fixed

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