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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1733

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


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 does not properly protect the compilation scope of privileged built-in XBL bindings, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the (1) valueOf.call or (2) valueOf.apply methods of an XBL binding, or (3) "by inserting an XBL method into the DOM's document.body prototype chain."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
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: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability also affects Mozilla, SeaMonkey, 1.0 and Mozilla, Suite, 1.7.13 This vulnerabiloity is addressed in the following product releases: Mozilla, Firefox, 1.5 Mozilla, Firefox, 1.0.8 Mozilla, Thunderbird, 1.5 Mozilla, Thunderbird, 1.0.8 Mozilla, SeaMonkey, 1.0 Mozilla, Suite, 1.7.13

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External Source: BID
Name: 17516
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:022
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0328
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-410
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-18
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2020
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200604-12
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-411
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1044
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060404-01-U
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:189137-2
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-276-1
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-valueof-code-execution(25817)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-275-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1051
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10815
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-107A
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061158
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-271-1
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 228526
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:021
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0330
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1046
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102550
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2006.26
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0329
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1356
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061145
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:076
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-16.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#488774
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-09
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:078
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:075

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10815
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2020
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)