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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox XPCnativeWrapper Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020915
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020915
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4059, CVE-2008-4060   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 24 2008
Original Entry Date:  Sep 24 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.17, 3.0 prior to 3.0.2
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML or XSLT that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger flaws in XPCnativeWrapper to execute arbitrary scripting code with chrome privileges.

Thunderbird and Seamonkey are also affected.

moz_bug_r_a4 and Olli Pettay reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (2.0.0.17, 3.0.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-41.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-41.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 24 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox XPCnativeWrapper Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Oct 2 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox XPCnativeWrapper Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 23 Sep 2008 21:22:47 -0400
Subject:  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-41.html


CVE-2008-4058
CVE-2008-4059
CVE-2008-4060
 
 


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