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CVE-2006-3672 Detail

Description

KDE Konqueror 3.5.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by calling the replaceChild method on a DOM object, which triggers a null dereference, as demonstrated by calling document.replaceChild with a 0 (zero) argument.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/18/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3672
Original release date:
07/18/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

We do not consider a crash of a client application such as Konqueror to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://browserfun.blogspot.com/2006/07/mobb-14-konqueror-replacechild.html Exploit External Source MISC http://browserfun.blogspot.com/2006/07/mobb-14-konqueror-replacechild.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:130 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:130
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18978 Exploit External Source BID 18978
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-322-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-322-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2812 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2812
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27744 External Source XF konqueror-replacechild-dos(27744)

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