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CVE-2006-4340 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5, when using an RSA key with exponent 3, does not properly handle extra data in a signature, which allows remote attackers to forge signatures for SSL/TLS and email certificates, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2006-4339. NOTE: on 20061107, Mozilla released an advisory stating that these versions were not completely patched by MFSA2006-60. The newer fixes for 1.5.0.7 are covered by CVE-2006-5462.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060901-01-P.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-19.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-01.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016858
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016859
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016860
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102648-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102781-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-250.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1192
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1210
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200610-06.xml
http://www.imc.org/ietf-openpgp/mail-archive/msg14307.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:168
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:169
http://www.matasano.com/log/469/many-rsa-signatures-may-be-forgeable-in-openssl-and-elsewhere/
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-60.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-66.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_54_mozilla.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_55_ssl.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0675.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0676.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0677.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446140/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-350-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-351-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-352-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-354-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-361-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1191
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-312A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3617
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3622
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3899
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0293
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1198
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00771742
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30098
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11007

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.5.0.6
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.11.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.0.4
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.5.0.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4340
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018