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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6497

Original release date: 12/19/2006
Last revised: 09/01/2011


Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the layout engine for Mozilla Firefox 2.x before, 1.5.x before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown attack vectors.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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 disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1258
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-1491
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-5068
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017406
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:010
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883
External Source: BID
Name: 21668
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0759
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0758
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11691
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-354A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-68.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102885
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1265
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-2
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-03
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-04
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061202-01-P
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017405
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-004
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017398
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:011
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1463
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:080
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#427972
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-02
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1253
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#606260
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-400-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:006
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0760

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11691
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox: and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey: and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird: and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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