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CVE-2006-3731 Detail


Mozilla Firefox 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      Last Modified:  07/21/2006

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
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 user-assisted crash of a client application such as Firefox to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20060711 crashing firefox <= Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20060715 Re: crashing firefox <=

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