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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0884

Original release date: 02/24/2006
Last revised: 05/25/2011


The WYSIWYG rendering engine ("rich mail" editor) in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to bypass javascript security settings and obtain sensitive information or cause a crash via an e-mail containing a javascript URI in the SRC attribute of an IFRAME tag, which is executed when the user edits the e-mail.


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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:076
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-18
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-276-1
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061158
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-1
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061236
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10782
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:021
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-09
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102550
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1051
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:004
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015665
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 228526
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0329
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:078
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060222 Mozilla Thunderbird : Remote Code Execution & Denial of Service
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1046
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2024
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 16770
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:052
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0330
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-21.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-inline-fwd-code-execution(25983)
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2006.26
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060404-01-U

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10782
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2024
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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