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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5462

Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.8, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.6, when using an RSA key with exponent 3, does not properly handle extra data in a signature, which allows remote attackers to forge signatures for SSL/TLS and email certificates. NOTE: this identifier is for unpatched product versions that were originally intended to be addressed by CVE-2006-4340.
Publish Date : 2006-11-08 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
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 important 2006-11-07 2006-11-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5462 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20065462 unix
Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.8, Thunderbird bef... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10478 unix
RHSA-2006:0733: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060733 unix
RHSA-2006:0734: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060734 unix
RHSA-2006:0735: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060735 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-2006-5462

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 DEV Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 10
Mozilla Network Security Services 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 9
Mozilla Thunderbird 8

- References For CVE-2006-5462

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P
SGI 20061101-01-P
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0733.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0733
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0734.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0734
http://secunia.com/advisories/22066
SECUNIA 22066
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0735.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0735
http://secunia.com/advisories/22727
SECUNIA 22727
http://secunia.com/advisories/22737
SECUNIA 22737
http://secunia.com/advisories/22763
SECUNIA 22763
http://secunia.com/advisories/22815
SECUNIA 22815
http://secunia.com/advisories/22817
SECUNIA 22817
http://secunia.com/advisories/22929
SECUNIA 22929
http://secunia.com/advisories/22965
SECUNIA 22965
http://secunia.com/advisories/22980
SECUNIA 22980
http://secunia.com/advisories/23009
SECUNIA 23009
http://secunia.com/advisories/23013
SECUNIA 23013
http://secunia.com/advisories/23202
SECUNIA 23202
http://secunia.com/advisories/23197
SECUNIA 23197
http://secunia.com/advisories/23235
SECUNIA 23235
http://secunia.com/advisories/23263
SECUNIA 23263
http://secunia.com/advisories/23287
SECUNIA 23287
http://secunia.com/advisories/23297
SECUNIA 23297
http://secunia.com/advisories/23883
SECUNIA 23883
http://secunia.com/advisories/24711
SECUNIA 24711
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200612-06
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-08.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200612-08
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200612-07
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102781-1
SUNALERT 102781
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-246.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1224
DEBIAN DSA-1224
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1225
DEBIAN DSA-1225
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1227
DEBIAN DSA-1227
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0293
VUPEN ADV-2007-0293
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1198
VUPEN ADV-2007-1198
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:205
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:205
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:206
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:206
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_68_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:068
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30098
XF mozilla-nss-security-bypass(30098)
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00771742
HP HPSBUX02153
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-382-1
UBUNTU USN-382-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-381-1
UBUNTU USN-381-1
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4387
VUPEN ADV-2006-4387
http://secunia.com/advisories/22770
SECUNIA 22770
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/335392
CERT-VN VU#335392
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017181
SECTRACK 1017181
http://secunia.com/advisories/22722
SECUNIA 22722
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017182
SECTRACK 1017182
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-60.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-66.html CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017180
SECTRACK 1017180
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=356215
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-312A.html
CERT TA06-312A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5462

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


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