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CVE-2006-2538 Detail

Current Description

IE Tab 1.0.9 plugin for Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3 allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash), possibly due to a null dereference, via certain Javascript, as demonstrated using a url parameter to the content/reloaded.html page in a chrome:// URI. Some third-party researchers claim that they are unable to reproduce this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/22/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/434280/100/0/threaded Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/434519/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26540

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2538
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017