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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6499

The js_dtoa function in 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 overwrites memory instead of exiting when the floating point precision is reduced, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via any plugins that reduce the precision.
Publish Date : 2006-12-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6499 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066499 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-2006-6499

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Seamonkey - Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Thunderbird - Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Mozilla Firefox 12
Mozilla Seamonkey 10
Mozilla Thunderbird 33

- References For CVE-2006-6499

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1124
VUPEN ADV-2007-1124
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5068
VUPEN ADV-2006-5068
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.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/bid/21668
BID 21668 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-01
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.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-68.html CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/427972
CERT-VN VU#427972
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-04
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102846-1
SUNALERT 102846
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1253
DEBIAN DSA-1253
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265
DEBIAN DSA-1265
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1258
DEBIAN DSA-1258
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://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
HP SSRT061181

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6499

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


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