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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2894

Original release date: 06/07/2006
Last revised: 07/03/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4, 2.0.x before 2.0.0.8, Mozilla Suite 1.7.13, Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.2 and other versions before 1.1.5, and Netscape 8.1 and earlier allow user-assisted remote attackers to read arbitrary files by tricking a user into typing the characters of the target filename in a text box and using the OnKeyDown, OnKeyPress, and OnKeyUp Javascript keystroke events to change the focus and cause those characters to be inserted into a file upload input control, which can then upload the file when the user submits the form.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/focusbug/
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2162
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20467
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 18308
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/browser-focus-rip
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20470
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070211 Firefox focus stealing vulnerability (possibly other browsers)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27387
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20442
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:202
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018837
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-535-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3544
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=290478
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071026 rPSA-2007-0225-1 firefox
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-32.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27335
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27414
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070212 Re: [Full-disclosure] Firefox focus stealing vulnerability (possibly other browsers)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/60eb95b75c76f9fbfcc9a89f99cd8f79.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-536-1
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070211 Firefox focus stealing vulnerability (possibly other browsers)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 FLEA-2007-0062-1 firefox
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=370092
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:057
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2160
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2163
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.thanhngan.org/fflinuxversion.html
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1059
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27383
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2164
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2664
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060605 file upload widgets in IE and Firefox have issues
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56236
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20472
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1858
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27298
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 rPSA-2007-0225-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201516
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21532
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27403
Type: Advisory

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