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MFSA2008-43 SeaMonkey: BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution (CVE-2008-4066)

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MFSA2008-43 SeaMonkey: BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution (CVE-2008-4066)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/24/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14, and other versions before 2.0.0.17, allows remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms and conduct XSS attacks via HTML-escaped low surrogate characters that are ignored by the HTML parser, as demonstrated by a "jav&#56325ascript" sequence, aka "HTML escaped low surrogates bug."

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-seamonkey-upgrade-1_1_12

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