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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6504

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


Mozilla Firefox 2.x before, 1.5.x before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by appending an SVG comment DOM node to another type of document, which triggers memory corruption.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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 administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11077
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:010
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-02
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061220 ZDI-06-051: Mozilla Firefox SVG Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-2
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0759
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017418
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-1491
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-04
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-004
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-354A
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017417
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061202-01-P
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-5068
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#928956
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-051.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:080
External Source: BID
Name: 21668
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-398-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0760
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0758
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:006
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-73.html
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11077
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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