Bug 463201 (CVE-2008-4062)

Summary: CVE-2008-4062 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: urgent    
Version: unspecifiedCC: security-response-team
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4062
Whiteboard: impact=critical,source=mozilla,reported=20080901,public=20080923
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-23 18:34:59 EST Type: ---
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Bug Blocks: 460512, 460513, 460518, 460519, 460520    

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2008-09-23 14:08:29 EDT
From MFSA 2008-42:
Mozilla developers identified and fixed several stability bugs in the
browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of
these crashes showed evidence of memory corruption under certain
circumstances and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these
could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

Igor Bukanov, Philip Taylor, Georgi Guninski, and Antoine Labour reported
crashes in the JavaScript engine.
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2008-09-23 20:58:53 EDT
This is now public
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-11-21 05:55:34 EST
thunderbird-2.0.0.18-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-11-21 06:03:23 EST
thunderbird-2.0.0.18-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Vincent Danen 2010-12-23 18:34:59 EST
This was addressed via:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2008:0879
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0882
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2008:0882
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4  RHSA-2008:0882
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2008:0908