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CVE-2006-6500 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by setting the CSS cursor to certain images that cause an incorrect size calculation when converting to a Windows bitmap.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/19/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742 Broken Link
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-02.xml Third Party Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017399 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017400 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017401 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-03.xml Third Party Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml Third Party Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/722244 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:010 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:011 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-69.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html Broken Link
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_06_mozilla.html Broken Link
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21668 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5068 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083 Third Party Advisory

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6500
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018