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CVE-2006-0236 Detail

Current Description

GUI display truncation vulnerability in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2, 1.0.6, and 1.0.7 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an attachment with a filename containing a large number of spaces ending with a dangerous extension that is not displayed by Thunderbird, along with an inconsistent Content-Type header, which could be used to trick a user into downloading dangerous content by dragging or saving the attachment.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/17/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. We verified that this issue does not affect Linux versions of Thunderbird.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:021
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/422148/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16271 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0230 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=300246
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24164

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0236
NVD Published Date:
01/17/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018