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CVE-2006-2779 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) nested <option> tags in a select tag, (2) a DOMNodeRemoved mutation event, (3) "Content-implemented tree views," (4) BoxObjects, (5) the XBL implementation, (6) an iframe that attempts to remove itself, which leads to memory corruption.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Evaluator Solution

Fixed in: Firefox 1.5.0.4 Thunderbird 1.5.0.4 SeaMonkey 1.0.2

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0609.html Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016202 Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016214 Patch
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102943-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200387-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1118
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1120
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1134
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1159
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1160
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-12.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-21.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/466673 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:143
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:145
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:146
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-32.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_35_mozilla.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0578.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0594.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0610.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0611.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435795/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446657/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446658/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18228
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-153A.html Patch US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2106
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3749
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3488
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26843
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9762
https://usn.ubuntu.com/296-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/296-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/297-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/297-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/323-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2779
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018