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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0298

Original release date: 02/02/2006
Last revised: 05/25/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The XML parser in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.1 and SeaMonkey before 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly read sensitive data via unknown attack vectors that trigger an out-of-bounds read.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:677
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061236
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18704
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xml-parser-dos(24436)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0413
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22065
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-07.html
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015570
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 16476
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18700
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:677
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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