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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6505

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) external message modies with long Content-Type headers or (2) long RFC2047-encoded (MIME non-ASCII) headers.
Publish Date : 2006-12-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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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 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) Execute CodeOverflow
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-2006-6505 unix
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in Mozilla Thunderbird before and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 allow remote attac... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11565 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-2006-6505

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2006-6505
VUPEN ADV-2007-0573
VUPEN ADV-2006-5068
CERT TA06-354A
BID 21668 Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-01
BUGTRAQ 20061222 rPSA-2006-0234-1 firefox
BUGTRAQ 20070102 rPSA-2006-0234-2 firefox thunderbird
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:006
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:080
CERT-VN VU#887332
GENTOO GLSA-200701-04
GENTOO GLSA-200701-03
SECTRACK 1017420
SECTRACK 1017419
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0760
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0759
SGI 20061202-01-P

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6505

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