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CVE-2006-5160 Detail

Current 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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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
http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/index.php/2006/10/02/update-possible-vulnerability-reported-at-toorcon/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/447493/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20294
http://www.securitypronews.com/insiderreports/insider/spn-49-20061003FirefoxVulnerabilityClaimWasAJoke.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5160
NVD Published Date:
10/05/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018