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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2782

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


Firefox does not fix all test cases associated with CVE-2006-1729, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by inserting the target filename into a text box, then turning that box into a file upload control.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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


Fixed in: Firefox SeaMonkey 1.0.2

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2106
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1134
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-2
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-296-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-12
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-41.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-firefox-textbox-file-access(26851)
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1120
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0594
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-323-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1118
External Source: BID
Name: 18228
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0578
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0610
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10429
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:035
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016202

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10429
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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

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