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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4565

Original release date: 09/15/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a JavaScript regular expression with a "minimal quantifier."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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 unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016848
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016846
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22299
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060901-01-P
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-04
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-19
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24711
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:169
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0675
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1191
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21915
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-javascript-expression-bo(28955)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22001
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22056
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-351-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1210
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21939
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22210
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22088
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22195
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:168
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22025
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22066
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22422
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22849
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:054
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22247
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-57.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 rPSA-2006-0169-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: BID
Name: 20042
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22074
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3617
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-01
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22274
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22036
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21949
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0677
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-350-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21906
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21950
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21940
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21916
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11421
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0676
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-354-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22391
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22055
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016847
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1198
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1192
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-352-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-361-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22342

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11421
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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