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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0236

GUI display truncation vulnerability in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2, 1.0.6, and 1.0.7 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an attachment with a filename containing a large number of spaces ending with a dangerous extension that is not displayed by Thunderbird, along with an inconsistent Content-Type header, which could be used to trick a user into downloading dangerous content by dragging or saving the attachment.
Publish Date : 2006-01-17 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. We verified that this issue does not affect Linux versions of Thunderbird.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0236

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Thunderbird 7

- References For CVE-2006-0236
XF thunderbird-attachment-ext-spoofing(24164) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2006-0230
BUGTRAQ 20060117 Secunia Research: Mozilla Thunderbird Attachment SpoofingVulnerability
BID 16271 Mozilla Thunderbird File Attachment Spoofing Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-20

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0236

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