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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6585

The Extensions manager in Mozilla Firefox 2.0 does not properly populate the list of local extensions, which allows attackers to construct an extension that hides itself by finding its name in the list and then calling RemoveElement, as demonstrated by the FFsniFF extension. NOTE: it was later reported that 3.0 is also affected.
Publish Date : 2006-12-15 Last Update Date : 2010-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 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

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6585

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 2

- References For CVE-2006-6585

http://azurit.elbiahosting.sk/ffsniff/ffsniff-0.2.tar.gz
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2046
SREASON 2046
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493585/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080623 Firefox 3.0 security bug: Extensions can STILL hide themselves
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454058/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061210 Firefox 2.0 security bug: Extensions can hide themself

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6585

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


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