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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0296

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


The XULDocument.persist function in Mozilla, Firefox before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0 does not validate the attribute name, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Javascript by injecting RDF data into the user's localstore.rdf file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:078
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-18
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:037
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0200
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0199
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:036
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102550
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1051
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2006.26
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-075
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-271-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1044
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0330
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3391
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061236
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1493
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#592425
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0413
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:180036-2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 228526
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-275-1
External Source: BID
Name: 16476
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060201-01-U
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015570
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1046
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-276-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-05.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=319847
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:180036-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-076
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-038A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11803
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-12
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xuldocument-command-execution(24434)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-09
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061158
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:004

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11803
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1493
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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