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Foresight: firefox Print E-mail
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Posted by Bill Keys   
A flaw has been found in previous versions of firefox's JavaScript garbage collector. This issue is known to cause a Denial-of-Service via maliciously-crafted web pages, and is suspected of allowing arbitrary code execution on the target machine by an attacker.

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Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2008-0008-1
Published: 2008-05-08

Rating: Moderate

Updated Versions:
   firefox=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-devel//2/2.0.0.14-0.1-1
   group-world=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:devel//2/2.0.1-0.7-2

References:
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1380

Description:
   A flaw has been found in previous versions of firefox's JavaScript garbage
   collector. This issue is known to cause a Denial-of-Service via
   maliciously-crafted web pages, and is suspected of allowing arbitrary code
   execution on the target machine by an attacker.

   Note: this update is only available on the Foresight Linux 2 branch.

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Copyright 2008 Foresight Linux Project
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.foresightlinux.org/permanent/mit-license.html
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