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CVE-2006-3731 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4 and earlier allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a form with a multipart/form-data encoding and a user-uploaded file. NOTE: a third party has claimed that this issue might be related to the LiveHTTPHeaders extension.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/21/2006

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

We do not consider a user-assisted crash of a client application such as Firefox to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440119/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440506/100/0/threaded

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3731
NVD Published Date:
07/21/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018