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CVE-2006-2778 Detail

Description

The crypto.signText function in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain optional Certificate Authority name arguments, which causes an invalid array index and triggers a buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/02/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2778
Original release date:
06/02/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Evaluator Solution

Fixed in: Firefox 1.5.0.4 Thunderbird 1.5.0.4 SeaMonkey 1.0.2

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0609.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0609
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016202 External Source SECTRACK 1016202
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016214 External Source SECTRACK 1016214
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102763-1 External Source SUNALERT 102763
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1118 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1118
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1120 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1120
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1134 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1134
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-12.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200606-12
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-21.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200606-21
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/421529 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#421529
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:143 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:143
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:145 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:145
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:146 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:146
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-38.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-38.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_35_mozilla.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:035
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0578.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0578
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0594.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0594
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0610.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0610
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0611.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0611
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435795/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446657/100/200/threaded External Source HP HPSBUX02156
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446658/100/200/threaded External Source HP SSRT061181
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18228 External Source BID 18228
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-296-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-296-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-296-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-296-2
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-297-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-297-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-297-3 External Source UBUNTU USN-297-3
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-323-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-323-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-153A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-153A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2106 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2106
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3749 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3749
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0058 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0058
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26849 External Source XF mozilla-crypto-signtext-bo(26849)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9703 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9703

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9703
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9703

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