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464041: CVE-2008-4070 Thunderbird cancelled newsgrop messages

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long header in a news article, related to "canceling [a] newsgroup message" and "cancelled newsgroup messages."

Find out more about CVE-2008-4070 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-2008:0908 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908 2008-10-01
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