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CVE-2006-6505 Detail

Current Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) external message modies with long Content-Type headers or (2) long RFC2047-encoded (MIME non-ASCII) headers.

Source:  MITRE
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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061202-01-P.asc
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2297
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2338
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0759.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0760.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017419
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017420
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102800-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-03.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/887332 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:011
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-74.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_06_mozilla.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455145/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455728/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21668
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-400-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5068
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0573
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11565

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.0.6
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.5.0.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6505
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018