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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0293

Original release date: 02/02/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The function allocation code (js_NewFunction in jsfun.c) in Firefox 1.5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via user-defined methods that trigger garbage collection in a way that operates on freed objects.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19862
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-function-allocation-code-execution(42654)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18700
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-01.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=322045
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1046
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02122
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 228526
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19941
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102550
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0413
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1051
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19863
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061158
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21622
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-javascript-memory-corruption(24430)
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061236
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-18
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015570
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3391
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18704
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1494
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 16476
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19902
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1044
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22065

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1494
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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