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Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:43:06 -0500
From: Josh Bressers <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2008-0416 for mozilla-firefox; details request

> The CVE entry for this one is horribly obscure, and only Ubuntu has
> noted it.  I don't even see it referenced in an MFSA on mozilla's site.
> Kees, is this specific to 1.5.x, do you know?  Or anyone else for that
> matter?  The CVE entry reads:
> Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox, as used in
> Ubuntu 6.06 through 7.10 and possibly other distributions, allow remote
> attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unknown
> vectors related to character encoding.
> Doesn't indicate a version, but Ubuntu's advisory is providing a
> (pre-patch?), so I'd like to know if this affects (and
> is fixed in, or if this is still unresolved in upstream 2.0.x
> (or doesn't affect it all).
> More details would be fabulous.  Thanks.

I'm going to reply to this off list.  It's a sensitive matter.


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