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CVE-2006-2783 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 strip the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) from a UTF-8 page before the page is passed to the parser, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a BOM sequence in the middle of a dangerous tag such as SCRIPT.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/02/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0609.html Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016202
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016214
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
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.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-12.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-21.xml
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/mfsa2006-42.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.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/2008/0083
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26852
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10772
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/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10772
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10772

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.5.0.3
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.5.0.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2783
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018