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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4566

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) via a malformed JavaScript regular expression that ends with a backslash in an unterminated character set ("[\\"), which leads to a buffer over-read.
Publish Date : 2006-09-15 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- 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-2006-4566 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20064566 unix
Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9637 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-2006-4566

# 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-2006-4566

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28958
XF mozilla-backslash-dos(28958)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00771742
HP SSRT061181
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-354-1
UBUNTU USN-354-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1191
DEBIAN DSA-1191
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3617
VUPEN ADV-2006-3617
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1198
VUPEN ADV-2007-1198
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-352-1
UBUNTU USN-352-1
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.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-350-1
UBUNTU USN-350-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-351-1
UBUNTU USN-351-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0677.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0677
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_54_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:054
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0675.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0675
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0676.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0676
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-57.html CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1210
DEBIAN DSA-1210
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/141528
CERT-VN VU#141528
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:168
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:168
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:169
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:169
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1192
DEBIAN DSA-1192
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016848
SECTRACK 1016848
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-200610-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200610-01
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-2006-4566

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


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