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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1942

Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 and possibly other versions before 1.5.0.4, Netscape 8.1, 8.0.4, and 7.2, and K-Meleon 0.9.13 allows user-assisted remote attackers to open local files via a web page with an IMG element containing a SRC attribute with a non-image file:// URL, then tricking the user into selecting View Image for the broken image, as demonstrated using a .wma file to launch Windows Media Player, or by referencing an "alternate web page."
Publish Date : 2006-04-20 Last Update Date : 2011-03-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1942

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.9.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Netscape Navigator 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Netscape Navigator 8.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netscape Navigator 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
K-meleon Project K-meleon 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Netscape Navigator 3

- References For CVE-2006-1942

http://secunia.com/advisories/19698
SECUNIA 19698
http://secunia.com/advisories/19988
SECUNIA 19988
http://secunia.com/advisories/20063
SECUNIA 20063
http://secunia.com/advisories/20376
SECUNIA 20376
http://secunia.com/advisories/21176
SECUNIA 21176
http://secunia.com/advisories/21183
SECUNIA 21183
http://secunia.com/advisories/21324
SECUNIA 21324
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016202
SECTRACK 1016202
http://secunia.com/advisories/22066
SECUNIA 22066
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1118
DEBIAN DSA-1118
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1120
DEBIAN DSA-1120
http://www.networksecurity.fi/advisories/netscape-view-image.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-39.html CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2106
VUPEN ADV-2006-2106
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1134
DEBIAN DSA-1134
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_35_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:035
http://www.osvdb.org/24713
OSVDB 24713
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/431267/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060418 Another flaw in Firefox 1.5.0.2: to open files from remote
http://www.gavinsharp.com/tmp/ImageVuln.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=334341 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/433138/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060505 Firefox 1.5.0.3 code execution exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/433539/30/5070/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060507 Re: Firefox 1.5.0.3 code execution exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435795/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446658/100/200/threaded
HP SSRT061181
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18228
BID 18228 Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey, Camino, and Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-10
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25925
XF firefox-viewimage-security-bypass(25925)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1942

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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