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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6504

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

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by appending an SVG comment DOM node to another type of document, which triggers memory corruption.

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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-2
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#928956
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:006
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:010
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-73.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23618
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23468
Type: Advisory
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061202-01-P
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0759
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23282
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23439
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-1
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017418
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23589
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23601
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:080
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-1491
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11077
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23433
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23545
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 21668
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-5068
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0760
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061220 ZDI-06-051: Mozilla Firefox SVG Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23440
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017417
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23422
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-051.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-04
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23614
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-354A
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0758
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23514
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23692
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-02
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23672
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11077
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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