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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6505

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) external message modies with long Content-Type headers or (2) long RFC2047-encoded (MIME non-ASCII) headers.
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) Execute CodeOverflow
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 2006-12-12 2006-12-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6505 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066505 unix
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attac... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11565 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-2006-6505

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2006-6505

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102800-1
SUNALERT 102800
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:080
http://secunia.com/advisories/24108
SECUNIA 24108
http://secunia.com/advisories/24390
SECUNIA 24390
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-400-1
UBUNTU USN-400-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21668
BID 21668 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455728/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_06_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:006
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265
DEBIAN DSA-1265
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0573
VUPEN ADV-2007-0573
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455145/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:011
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:011
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-2006-0760.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/23468
SECUNIA 23468
http://secunia.com/advisories/23514
SECUNIA 23514
http://secunia.com/advisories/23545
SECUNIA 23545
http://secunia.com/advisories/23591
SECUNIA 23591
http://secunia.com/advisories/23618
SECUNIA 23618
http://secunia.com/advisories/23601
SECUNIA 23601
http://secunia.com/advisories/23598
SECUNIA 23598
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/5068
VUPEN ADV-2006-5068
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017420
SECTRACK 1017420
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017419
SECTRACK 1017419
http://secunia.com/advisories/23692
SECUNIA 23692
http://secunia.com/advisories/23672
SECUNIA 23672
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-04
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-03
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-74.html CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html
CERT TA06-354A
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/887332
CERT-VN VU#887332

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6505

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


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