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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2008-45

Title: XBM image uninitialized memory reading
Impact: Low
Announced: September 23, 2008
Reporter: Billy Hoffman
Products: Firefox, SeaMonkey

Fixed in: Firefox 2.0.0.17
  SeaMonkey 1.1.12

Description

Security researcher Billy Hoffman discovered a bug in the XBM decoder that allowed random small chunks of uninitialized memory to be read. The severity of this bug was low and did not appear to cause any memory corruption.

Firefox 3 is not affected by this issue

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