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MFSA2008-50 Thunderbird: Crash and remote code execution via __proto__ tampering (CVE-2008-5014)

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MFSA2008-50 Thunderbird: Crash and remote code execution via __proto__ tampering (CVE-2008-5014)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/13/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

jslock.cpp in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.2, Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.18, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.18, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by modifying the window.__proto__.__proto__ object in a way that causes a lock on a non-native object, which triggers an assertion failure related to the OBJ_IS_NATIVE function.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-2_0_0_18

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