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MFSA2008-03 Thunderbird: Privilege escalation, XSS, Remote Code Execution (CVE-2008-0415)

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MFSA2008-03 Thunderbird: Privilege escalation, XSS, Remote Code Execution (CVE-2008-0415)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.12, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to execute script outside of the sandbox and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via multiple vectors including the XMLDocument.load function, aka "JavaScript privilege escalation bugs."

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-2_0_0_12

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