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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1729

Mozilla Firefox 1.x before and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.1 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by (1) inserting the target filename into a text box, then turning that box into a file upload control, or (2) changing the type of the input control that is associated with an event handler.
Publish Date : 2006-04-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-04-12 2006-04-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-1729 unix
Mozilla File Stealing by Changing Input Type oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1929 windows
Mozilla Firefox 1.x before and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.1 allow... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10922 unix
RHSA-2006:0328: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060328 unix
RHSA-2006:0329: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060329 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-2006-1729

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Preview Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite - Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Seamonkey - Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Mozilla Firefox 9
Mozilla Mozilla Suite 7
Mozilla Seamonkey 4

- References For CVE-2006-1729
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
VUPEN ADV-2006-1356
VUPEN ADV-2006-3391
BID 17516 Mozilla Suite, Firefox, SeaMonkey, and Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-09-10
FEDORA FLSA:189137-2
FEDORA FLSA:189137-1
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0329
SGI 20060404-01-U
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:021
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:035
GENTOO GLSA-200604-18
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0328
GENTOO GLSA-200604-12
SCO SCOSA-2006.26
XF mozilla-textbox-file-access(25823)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1729

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