CVE-2008-0591

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2008-02-07
Bugzilla:
431751: CVE-2008-0591 Mozilla information disclosure flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12 and Thunderbird before 2.0.0.12 does not properly manage a delay timer used in confirmation dialogs, which might allow remote attackers to trick users into confirming an unsafe action, such as remote file execution, by using a timer to change the window focus, aka the "dialog refocus bug" or "ffclick2".

Find out more about CVE-2008-0591 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-2008:0105 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0105 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0104 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0103 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0103 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0104 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0105 2008-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0104 2008-02-08
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