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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2778

Original release date: 06/02/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The crypto.signText function in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain optional Certificate Authority name arguments, which causes an invalid array index and triggers a buffer overflow.


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


Fixed in: Firefox Thunderbird SeaMonkey 1.0.2

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016202
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0610
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-12
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1120
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:035
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-153A
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9703
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1134
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0594
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-21
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:146
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0578
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-2
External Source: BID
Name: 18228
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1118
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#421529
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-38.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016214
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-323-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-3
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2106
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0058
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102763
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-crypto-signtext-bo(26849)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9703
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox: and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird: and previous versions

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