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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2779

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


Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) nested <option> tags in a select tag, (2) a DOMNodeRemoved mutation event, (3) "Content-implemented tree views," (4) BoxObjects, (5) the XBL implementation, (6) an iframe that attempts to remove itself, which 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
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


Fixed in: Firefox Thunderbird SeaMonkey 1.0.2

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-12
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-21
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102943
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-3
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1159
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9762
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3488
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-153A
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 18228
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#466673
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016202
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0578
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1160
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-323-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1120
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0610
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0594
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-2
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200387
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1118
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-browserengine-memory-corruption(26843)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2106
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061236
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016214
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1134
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:035
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:146
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-32.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9762
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:preview_release
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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