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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2779

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) nested <option> tags in a select tag, (2) a DOMNodeRemoved mutation event, (3) "Content-implemented tree views," (4) BoxObjects, (5) the XBL implementation, (6) an iframe that attempts to remove itself, which leads to memory corruption.
Publish Date : 2006-06-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2006-06-01 2006-06-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9762 unix
RHSA-2006:0578: seamonkey security update (was mozilla) (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060578 unix
RHSA-2006:0609: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060609 unix
RHSA-2006:0610: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060610 unix
RHSA-2006:0611: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060611 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-2006-2779

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Firefox Preview Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 25
Mozilla Thunderbird 18

- References For CVE-2006-2779
VUPEN ADV-2006-3749
VUPEN ADV-2007-3488
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
XF mozilla-browserengine-memory-corruption(26843)
VUPEN ADV-2006-2106
VUPEN ADV-2006-3748
CERT TA06-153A
BID 18228 Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey, Camino, and Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-10
BUGTRAQ 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0611
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0578
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0594
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0610
CERT-VN VU#466673
GENTOO GLSA-200606-21
GENTOO GLSA-200606-12
SECTRACK 1016214
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0609
SECTRACK 1016202

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2779

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