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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0749

Original release date: 04/14/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


nsHTMLContentSink.cpp in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5 and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors involving a "particular sequence of HTML tags" that leads to memory corruption.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-1
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102550
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-107A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#736934
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11704
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-12
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:075
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-276-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-271-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-275-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060417 ZDI-06-009: Mozilla Firefox Tag Parsing Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1356
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-09
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-nshtmlcontentsink-memory-corruption(25819)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:022
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061145
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0328
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0329
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 17516
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-009.html
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 228526
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-18.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-18
External Source: SREASON
Name: 729
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-410
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060404-01-U
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1044
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:021
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061158
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1046
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-2
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1051
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2006.26
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3391
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0330
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1848
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:078
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:076
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-411

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11704
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1848
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)