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.


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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-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-312A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1191
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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4340
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.