Bug 463192 - (CVE-2008-4059) CVE-2008-4059 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
CVE-2008-4059 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
impact=critical,source=mozilla,report...
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Blocks: 460518 460519 460520
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Reported: 2008-09-22 11:20 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2010-03-22 15:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-03-22 15:30:54 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-09-22 11:20:24 EDT
Mozilla security researcher moz_bug_r_a4 reported a series of
vulnerabilities by which page content can pollute XPCNativeWrappers and
have arbitrary code run with chrome privileges. One variant reported by
moz_bug_r_a4 only affected Firefox 2.

This bug covers the Firefox 2 variant.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2008-09-23 13:59:21 EDT
This is from MFSA 2008-41
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2008-09-23 21:04:46 EDT
This is now public
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-11-21 05:55:39 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 06:03:14 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.

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