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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4340

Original release date: 09/15/2006
Last revised: 09/07/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5, when using an RSA key with exponent 3, does not properly handle extra data in a signature, which allows remote attackers to forge signatures for SSL/TLS and email certificates, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2006-4339. NOTE: on 20061107, Mozilla released an advisory stating that these versions were not completely patched by MFSA2006-60. The newer fixes for 1.5.0.7 are covered by CVE-2006-5462.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21939
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0293
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21949
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22422
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21950
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016859
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22074
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21915
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-354-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1210
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102781
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matasano.com/log/469/many-rsa-signatures-may-be-forgeable-in-openssl-and-elsewhere/
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-19
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:169
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22247
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22274
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22195
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22056
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3899
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0675
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21903
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-351-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-66.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21906
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22299
Type: Advisory
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060901-01-P
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22210
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1198
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22001
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22066
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21916
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3622
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22849
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0677
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22446
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:168
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22088
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22025
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-01
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1192
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:054
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22036
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22044
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1191
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3617
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22226
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-312A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21940
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-60.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-250.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22055
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22342
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-nss-security-bypass(30098)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ietf-openpgp] 20060827 Bleichenbacher's RSA signature forgery based on implementation error
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-361-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 rPSA-2006-0169-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23883
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016858
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11007
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22992
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0676
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-06
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24711
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016860
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-350-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-352-1
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:055
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102648

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11007
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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