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CVE-2008-5512

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

Details

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 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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