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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6503

Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection by changing the src attribute of an IMG element to a javascript: URI.
Publish Date : 2006-12-19 Last Update Date : 2010-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site ScriptingBypass a restriction or similar
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 moderate 2006-12-12 2006-12-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6503 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066503 unix
Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allows ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10895 unix
RHSA-2006:0758: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060758 unix
RHSA-2006:0759: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060759 unix
RHSA-2006:0760: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060760 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-2006-6503

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 2
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2006-6503

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
HP HPSBUX02153
http://secunia.com/advisories/23988
SECUNIA 23988
http://secunia.com/advisories/24390
SECUNIA 24390
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1253
DEBIAN DSA-1253
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:010
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:010
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265
DEBIAN DSA-1265
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1258
DEBIAN DSA-1258
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:011
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:011
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455145/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061202-01-P.asc
SGI 20061202-01-P
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2297
FEDORA FEDORA-2006-1491
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2338
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-004
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0759.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0759
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0758.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0758
http://secunia.com/advisories/23282
SECUNIA 23282
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0760.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0760
http://secunia.com/advisories/23420
SECUNIA 23420
http://secunia.com/advisories/23422
SECUNIA 23422
http://secunia.com/advisories/23433
SECUNIA 23433
http://secunia.com/advisories/23439
SECUNIA 23439
http://secunia.com/advisories/23440
SECUNIA 23440
http://secunia.com/advisories/23468
SECUNIA 23468
http://secunia.com/advisories/23514
SECUNIA 23514
http://secunia.com/advisories/23545
SECUNIA 23545
http://secunia.com/advisories/23589
SECUNIA 23589
http://secunia.com/advisories/23591
SECUNIA 23591
http://secunia.com/advisories/23598
SECUNIA 23598
http://secunia.com/advisories/23601
SECUNIA 23601
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017415
SECTRACK 1017415
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017414
SECTRACK 1017414
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-02
http://secunia.com/advisories/23692
SECUNIA 23692
http://secunia.com/advisories/23672
SECUNIA 23672
http://secunia.com/advisories/23618
SECUNIA 23618
http://secunia.com/advisories/24078
SECUNIA 24078
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-03
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017416
SECTRACK 1017416
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/5068
VUPEN ADV-2006-5068
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-04
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_06_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:006
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:080
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-1
UBUNTU USN-398-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21668
BID 21668 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/23614
SECUNIA 23614
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455728/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-72.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-2
UBUNTU USN-398-2
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-400-1
UBUNTU USN-400-1
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/405092
CERT-VN VU#405092
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html
CERT TA06-354A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6503

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


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