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CVE-2006-5462 Detail

Description

Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.8, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.6, 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. NOTE: this identifier is for unpatched product versions that were originally intended to be addressed by CVE-2006-4340.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/08/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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/20061101-01-P
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0733.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0734.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0735.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-06.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-07.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-08.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017180
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017181
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017182
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102781-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-246.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1224
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1225
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1227
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/335392 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:205
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:206
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-60.html Patch
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-66.html Patch
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_68_mozilla.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-381-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-382-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-312A.html Patch US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4387
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://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=356215 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30098
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10478

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10478
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10478

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:dev:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5462
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017