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MFSA2008-29 SeaMonkey: Faulty .properties file results in uninitialized memory being used (CVE-2008-2807)

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MFSA2008-29 SeaMonkey: Faulty .properties file results in uninitialized memory being used (CVE-2008-2807)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/07/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly handle an invalid .properties file for an add-on, which allows remote attackers to read uninitialized memory, as demonstrated by use of ISO 8859 encoding instead of UTF-8 encoding in a French .properties file.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-seamonkey-upgrade-1_1_10

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