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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4561

Original release date: 09/05/2006
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript in the context of the browser's session with an arbitrary intranet web server, by hosting script on an Internet web server that can be made inaccessible by the attacker and that has a domain name under the attacker's control, which can force the browser to drop DNS pinning and perform a new DNS query for the domain name after the script is already running.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: MISC
Name: http://shampoo.antville.org/stories/1451301/
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060814 (somewhat) breaking the same-origin policy by undermining dns-pinning
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 31834
External Source: MISC
Name: http://polyboy.net/xss/dnsslurp.html

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