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MFSA2008-41 Firefox: Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution (CVE-2008-4059)

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MFSA2008-41 Firefox: Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution (CVE-2008-4059)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/24/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The XPConnect component in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.17 allows remote attackers to "pollute XPCNativeWrappers" and execute arbitrary code with chrome privileges via vectors related to a SCRIPT element.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_17
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_2

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