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MFSA2008-67 Thunderbird: Escaped null characters ignored by CSS parser (CVE-2008-5510)

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MFSA2008-67 Thunderbird: Escaped null characters ignored by CSS parser (CVE-2008-5510)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The CSS parser in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.5 and 2.x before 2.0.0.19, Thunderbird 2.x before 2.0.0.19, and SeaMonkey 1.x before 1.1.14 ignores the '\0' escaped null character, which might allow remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms such as sanitization routines.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-2_0_0_19

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