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Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly handle an invalid .properties file for an add-on which allows remote attackers to read uninitialized memory as demonstrated by use of ISO 8859 encoding instead of UTF-8 encoding in a French .properties file.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9432

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.15 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.10 do not properly handle an invalid .properties file for an add-on which allows remote attackers to read uninitialized memory as demonstrated by use of ISO 8859 encoding instead of UTF-8 encoding in a French .properties file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2807
Product(s):