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CVE-2006-4565 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a JavaScript regular expression with a "minimal quantifier."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-04.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016846
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016847
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016848
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1192
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1210
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:168
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:169
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-57.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_54_mozilla.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0675.html
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.securityfocus.com/bid/20042
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.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3617
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
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/28955
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11421

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.5.0.6
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.0.4
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.5.0.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4565
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018