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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3809

Original release date: 07/27/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Mozilla Firefox before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.3 allows scripts with the UniversalBrowserRead privilege to gain UniversalXPConnect privileges and possibly execute code or obtain sensitive data by reading into a privileged context.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:048
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02156
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060703-01-P
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060727 rPSA-2006-0137-1 firefox
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016587
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0611
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1161
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200608-03
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9753
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016588
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-350-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2998
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: SECTRACK
Name: 1016586
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-327-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-53.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200608-04
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0609
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-329-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-354-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:145
External Source: BID
Name: 19181
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-361-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1160
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0610
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:146
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200608-02
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3749
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-537
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-universalbrowserread-escalation(27990)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1159
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:143

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9753
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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