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CVE-2006-5160 Detail

Description

** DISPUTED ** Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox have unspecified vectors and impact, as claimed during ToorCon 2006. NOTE: the vendor and original researchers have released a follow-up comment disputing this issue, in which one researcher states that "I have no undisclosed Firefox vulnerabilities. The person who was speaking with me made this claim, and I honestly have no idea if he has them or not."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/05/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5160
Original release date:
10/05/2006
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/16/2006)

Red Hat does not consider this issue to be a security vulnerability. We have been in contact with the upstream project regarding this problem and agree that this issue currently poses no security threat. In the event more information becomes available, we will revisit this issue in the future.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/index.php/2006/10/02/update-possible-vulnerability-reported-at-toorcon/ External Source MISC http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/index.php/2006/10/02/update-possible-vulnerability-reported-at-toorcon/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/447493/100/0/threaded Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20061001 zero-day flaws in Firefox: about 30 unpatched Firefox flaws
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20294 External Source BID 20294
http://www.securitypronews.com/insiderreports/insider/spn-49-20061003FirefoxVulnerabilityClaimWasAJoke.html External Source MISC http://www.securitypronews.com/insiderreports/insider/spn-49-20061003FirefoxVulnerabilityClaimWasAJoke.html

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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