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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3803

Original release date: 07/27/2006
Last revised: 08/27/2013


Race condition in the JavaScript garbage collection in Mozilla Firefox 1.5 before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.3 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by causing the garbage collector to delete a temporary variable while it is still being used during the creation of a new Function object.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-javascript-garbage-race-condition(27984)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10635
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#265964
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016588
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0610
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060727 rPSA-2006-0137-1 firefox
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-327-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-537
External Source: BID
Name: 19181
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-354-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-329-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-48.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200608-04
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-208A
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0594
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0608
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-536
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200608-02
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-350-1
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060703-01-P
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016586
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:146
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200608-03
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:048
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2998
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016587
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10635
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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