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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2776

Original release date: 06/02/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Certain privileged UI code in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before calls content-defined setters on an object prototype, which allows remote attackers to execute code at a higher privilege than intended.


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


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product releases: Mozilla, Firefox, Mozilla, Thunderbird,

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:146
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21188
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21269
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21178
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-21
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0573
External Source: BID
Name: 18228
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24108
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21270
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-contentdefined-code-execution(26848)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20376
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22065
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-2
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-153A
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0578
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2106
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-37.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061236
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-323-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21176
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21210
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20709
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21336
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#575969
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102800
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22066
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20561
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20382
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21134
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1134
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21183
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21324
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21631
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016214
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9849
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1118
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0610
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-1
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-12
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21607
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21532
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016202
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1120
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:035
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0594
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-3

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9849
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6::linux
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2
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