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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2781

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


Double free vulnerability in nsVCard.cpp in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard that contains invalid base64 characters.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
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; Allows disruption of service


Fixed in: Firefox Thunderbird SeaMonkey 1.0.2

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-21
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-1
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-vcard-doublefree-memory-corruption(26850)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-323-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2106
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0578
External Source: BID
Name: 18228
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0594
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1118
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10247
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-297-3
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-40.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1134
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016214
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:035
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:146
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10247
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird: and previous versions

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