CVE-2008-4066

Published: 24 September 2008

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."

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.0.0.17)
firefox-3.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.0.3)
iceape
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

mozilla-thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

seamonkey
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.1.12)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.0.0.17)
xulrunner
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

xulrunner-1.9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.9.0.3)