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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0324 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
Mozilla Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities
28 March 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Mozilla Firefox
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Provide Misleading Information
CVE Names: CVE-2008-1241 CVE-2008-1238 CVE-2008-1237
CVE-2008-1236 CVE-2008-1235 CVE-2008-1234
Original Bulletin: http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-087A.html
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National Cyber Alert System
Technical Cyber Security Alert TA08-087A
Mozilla Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities
Original release date: March 27, 2008
Last revised: --
* Mozilla Firefox
* Mozilla Thunderbird
* Mozilla SeaMonkey
Other products based on Mozilla components may also be affected.
New versions of Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey address several
vulnerabilities, the most severe of which could allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system.
The Mozilla and the SeaMonkey projects have released new versions of
Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey to address several vulnerabilities.
Further details about these vulnerabilities are available in Mozilla
Foundation Security Advisories and the Vulnerability Notes Database.
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user
to view a specially crafted HTML document, such as a web page or an
HTML email message.
While the impacts of the individual vulnerabilities vary, the most
severe could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. An attacker may also be able to
cause a denial of service or execute cross-site scripting attacks.
These vulnerabilities are addressed in Mozilla Firefox 18.104.22.168,
Thunderbird 22.214.171.124, and SeaMonkey 1.1.9.
or by using the NoScript extension. For more information about
configuring Firefox, please see the Securing Your Web Browser
* US-CERT Vulnerability Notes -
* Securing Your Web Browser -
* Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories -
* Known Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Products -
* Mozilla Hall of Fame -
* NoScript Firefox Extension - <http://noscript.net/>
The most recent version of this document can be found at:
Feedback can be directed to US-CERT Technical Staff. Please send
email to <email@example.com> with "TA08-087A Feedback VU#466521" in the
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Produced 2008 by US-CERT, a government organization.
March 27, 2008: Initial release
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