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MFSA2008-49 Firefox: Arbitrary code execution via Flash Player dynamic module unloading (CVE-2008-5013)

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MFSA2008-49 Firefox: Arbitrary code execution via Flash Player dynamic module unloading (CVE-2008-5013)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/13/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18 and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 do not properly check when the Flash module has been dynamically unloaded properly, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SWF file that "dynamically unloads itself from an outside JavaScript function," which triggers an access of an expired memory address.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_18

References

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_18

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