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CVE-2006-4310 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted FTP response, when attempting to connect with a username and password via the FTP URI.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/23/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4310
Original release date:
08/23/2006
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/21/2006)

Red Hat does not consider this flaw a security issue. This flaw is the result of a NULL pointer dereference, which is not exploitable and can only cause a client crash.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1444 External Source SREASON 1444
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1224 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1224
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1225 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1225
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1227 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1227
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/444064/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060822 (exploit) firefox 1.5.0.6 linux DoS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19678 External Source BID 19678

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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