Bug 463192 (CVE-2008-4059) - CVE-2008-4059 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
Summary: CVE-2008-4059 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2008-4059
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Blocks: 460518 460519 460520
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-09-22 15:20 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:26 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-03-22 19:30:54 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2008:0882 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: seamonkey security update 2008-09-24 02:04:56 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2008:0908 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: thunderbird security update 2008-10-01 15:35:17 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2008-09-22 15:20:24 UTC
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 17:59:21 UTC
This is from MFSA 2008-41

Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2008-09-24 01:04:46 UTC
This is now public

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-11-21 10:55:39 UTC
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 11:03:14 UTC
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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