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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4565

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a JavaScript regular expression with a "minimal quantifier."
Publish Date : 2006-09-15 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2006-09-14 2006-09-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4565 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20064565 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 all... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11421 unix
RHSA-2006:0675: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060675 unix
RHSA-2006:0676: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060676 unix
RHSA-2006:0677: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060677 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4565

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2006-4565

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1198
VUPEN ADV-2007-1198
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28955
XF mozilla-javascript-expression-bo(28955)
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00771742
HP SSRT061181
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3617
VUPEN ADV-2006-3617
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-361-1
UBUNTU USN-361-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1191
DEBIAN DSA-1191
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-354-1
UBUNTU USN-354-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-352-1
UBUNTU USN-352-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-351-1
UBUNTU USN-351-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-350-1
UBUNTU USN-350-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0676.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0676
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0677.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0677
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446140/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060915 rPSA-2006-0169-1 firefox thunderbird
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20042
BID 20042 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/Seamonkey Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-09-05
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0675.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0675
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-57.html CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_54_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:054
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:169
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:169
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:168
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:168
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1210
DEBIAN DSA-1210
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1192
DEBIAN DSA-1192
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016848
SECTRACK 1016848
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200610-01
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016847
SECTRACK 1016847
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016846
SECTRACK 1016846
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200610-04
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200609-19
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060901-01-P.asc
SGI 20060901-01-P

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4565

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


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