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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6497

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the layout engine for Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown attack vectors.
Publish Date : 2006-12-19 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
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-2006-6497 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066497 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the layout engine for Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11691 unix
RHSA-2006:0758: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060758 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-2006-6497

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 2
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2006-6497

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-883 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1463
VUPEN ADV-2007-1463
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5068
VUPEN ADV-2006-5068
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html
CERT TA06-354A
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-400-1
UBUNTU USN-400-1
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
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-68.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-1
UBUNTU USN-398-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-2
UBUNTU USN-398-2
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.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:080
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:010
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:010
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/606260
CERT-VN VU#606260
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265
DEBIAN DSA-1265
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-03
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-04
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/427972
CERT-VN VU#427972
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1258
DEBIAN DSA-1258
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1253
DEBIAN DSA-1253
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102885-1
SUNALERT 102885
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017405
SECTRACK 1017405
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017406
SECTRACK 1017406
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017398
SECTRACK 1017398
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-02
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0760.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0760
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0759.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0759
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2338
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-004
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
HP SSRT061181
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0758.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0758
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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6497

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


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