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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Mozilla Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Bugs in JavaScript Engine Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019324
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019324
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0413   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 8 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.12
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox in the JavaScript engine. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Mozilla Thunderbird is affected.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error in the Javascript engine and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Carsten Book, Wesley Garland, Igor Bukanov, moz_bug_r_a4, shutdown, Philip Taylor, and tgirmann 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 a fixed version (2.0.0.12).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-01.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

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