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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6501

Original release date: 12/19/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 2.x before, 1.5.x before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to gain privileges and install malicious code via the watch Javascript function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
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: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0759
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017403
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061202-01-P
External Source: BID
Name: 21668
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:011
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:080
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0758
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:006
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-354A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017404
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0760
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-1491
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-02
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-004
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-5068
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1265
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-2
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1253
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#263412
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:010
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-1
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-04
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1258
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-03
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-70.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017407
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9746
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-400-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9746
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:firefox:2.0 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6 and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird: and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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