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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4568

Original release date: 09/15/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to bypass the security model and inject content into the sub-frame of another site via targetWindow.frames[n].document.open(), which facilitates spoofing and other attacks.


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 - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1198
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=343168
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016856
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1191
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060901-01-P
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9843
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016855
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1210
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-354-1
External Source: BID
Name: 20042
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3617
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0675
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:168
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-61.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-351-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1192
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:054
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-04
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-361-1
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-19
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0676
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 rPSA-2006-0169-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-documentopen-frame-spoofing(28961)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9843
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:1.0.4 and previous versions

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)