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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1742

Original release date: 04/14/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5 and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0 does not properly handle temporary variables that are not garbage collected, which might allow remote attackers to trigger operations on freed memory and cause memory corruption.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Solution

Fixed in: Firefox 1.5 Firefox 1.0.8 Thunderbird 1.5 Thunderbird 1.0.8 SeaMonkey 1.0 Mozilla Suite 1.7.13

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19729
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:076
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19902
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1046
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#492382
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19721
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19780
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21033
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19714
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-09
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19941
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 228526
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-275-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21622
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-271-1
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060404-01-U
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19696
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-10.html
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061158
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-12
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-garbage-memory-corruption(25807)
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2006.26
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1356
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11808
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19631
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19950
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19823
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19746
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19863
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19759
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19811
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0328
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20051
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0329
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0330
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:075
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19794
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1051
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-410
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:021
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19852
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-2
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-411
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102550
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19862
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:022
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-276-1
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1087
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-18
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02122
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1044

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1087
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11808
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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