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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6501

Original release date: 12/19/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to gain privileges and install malicious code via the watch Javascript function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-5068
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23672
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-70.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23988
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#263412
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017407
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0758
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23614
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:011
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-03
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23433
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-1491
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:006
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23420
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23545
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017404
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23618
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:080
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-400-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-004
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9746
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-2
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-02
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1258
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23601
External Source: BID
Name: 21668
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23439
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1253
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23692
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24078
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23468
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24390
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:010
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0759
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23591
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23514
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1265
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0760
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23598
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061202-01-P
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-04
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-354A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23589
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23440
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23422
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23282
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017403

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9746
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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