ID CVE-2006-1726
Summary Unspecified vulnerability in Firefox and Thunderbird 1.5 before 1.5.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.1, allows remote attackers to bypass the js_ValueToFunctionObject check and execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors involving setTimeout and Firefox' ForEach method.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:preview_release
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:preview_release
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:-:alpha
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:-:alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 beta
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Beta
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.5:beta
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta 2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5:beta2
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 14-04-2006 - 10:39)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-264
CAPEC
  • Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's configuration that allows an attacker to either directly access an executable file, for example through shell access; or in a possible worst case allows an attacker to upload a file and then execute it. Web servers, ftp servers, and message oriented middleware systems which have many integration points are particularly vulnerable, because both the programmers and the administrators must be in synch regarding the interfaces and the correct privileges for each interface.
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Blue Boxing
    This type of attack against older telephone switches and trunks has been around for decades. A tone is sent by an adversary to impersonate a supervisor signal which has the effect of rerouting or usurping command of the line. While the US infrastructure proper may not contain widespread vulnerabilities to this type of attack, many companies are connected globally through call centers and business process outsourcing. These international systems may be operated in countries which have not upgraded Telco infrastructure and so are vulnerable to Blue boxing. Blue boxing is a result of failure on the part of the system to enforce strong authorization for administrative functions. While the infrastructure is different than standard current applications like web applications, there are historical lessons to be learned to upgrade the access control for administrative functions.
  • Restful Privilege Elevation
    Rest uses standard HTTP (Get, Put, Delete) style permissions methods, but these are not necessarily correlated generally with back end programs. Strict interpretation of HTTP get methods means that these HTTP Get services should not be used to delete information on the server, but there is no access control mechanism to back up this logic. This means that unless the services are properly ACL'd and the application's service implementation are following these guidelines then an HTTP request can easily execute a delete or update on the server side. The attacker identifies a HTTP Get URL such as http://victimsite/updateOrder, which calls out to a program to update orders on a database or other resource. The URL is not idempotent so the request can be submitted multiple times by the attacker, additionally, the attacker may be able to exploit the URL published as a Get method that actually performs updates (instead of merely retrieving data). This may result in malicious or inadvertent altering of data on the server.
  • Target Programs with Elevated Privileges
    This attack targets programs running with elevated privileges. The attacker would try to leverage a bug in the running program and get arbitrary code to execute with elevated privileges. For instance an attacker would look for programs that write to the system directories or registry keys (such as HKLM, which stores a number of critical Windows environment variables). These programs are typically running with elevated privileges and have usually not been designed with security in mind. Such programs are excellent exploit targets because they yield lots of power when they break. The malicious user try to execute its code at the same level as a privileged system call.
  • Manipulating Input to File System Calls
    An attacker manipulates inputs to the target software which the target software passes to file system calls in the OS. The goal is to gain access to, and perhaps modify, areas of the file system that the target software did not intend to be accessible.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS8_120671.NASL
    description Mozilla 1.7 for Solaris 8 and 9. Date this patch was last updated by Sun : Aug/29/08
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2016-12-09
    plugin id 24395
    published 2007-02-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=24395
    title Solaris 8 (sparc) : 120671-08
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id MOZILLA_FIREFOX_1502.NASL
    description The remote Windows host is using Firefox, an alternative web browser. The installed version of Firefox contains various security issues, some of which may lead to execution of arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-16
    plugin id 21225
    published 2006-04-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21225
    title Firefox < 1.5.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS10_X86_119116.NASL
    description Mozilla 1.7_x86 patch. Date this patch was last updated by Sun : Aug/05/09 This plugin has been deprecated and either replaced with individual 119116 patch-revision plugins, or deemed non-security related.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-30
    plugin id 22987
    published 2006-11-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22987
    title Solaris 10 (x86) : 119116-35 (deprecated)
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS10_119115.NASL
    description Mozilla 1.7 patch. Date this patch was last updated by Sun : Sep/13/14 This plugin has been deprecated and either replaced with individual 119115 patch-revision plugins, or deemed non-security related.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-30
    plugin id 22954
    published 2006-11-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22954
    title Solaris 10 (sparc) : 119115-36 (deprecated)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1046.NASL
    description Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities : - CVE-2005-2353 The 'run-mozilla.sh' script allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files when debugging is enabled via a symlink attack on temporary files. - CVE-2005-4134 Web pages with extremely long titles cause subsequent launches of the browser to appear to 'hang' for up to a few minutes, or even crash if the computer has insufficient memory. [MFSA-2006-03] - CVE-2006-0292 The JavaScript interpreter does not properly dereference objects, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-01] - CVE-2006-0293 The function allocation code allows attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-01] - CVE-2006-0296 XULDocument.persist() did not validate the attribute name, allowing an attacker to inject arbitrary XML and JavaScript code into localstore.rdf that would be read and acted upon during startup. [MFSA-2006-05] - CVE-2006-0748 An anonymous researcher for TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative reported that an invalid and nonsensical ordering of table-related tags can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-27] - CVE-2006-0749 A particular sequence of HTML tags can cause memory corruption that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-18] - CVE-2006-0884 Georgi Guninski reports that forwarding mail in-line while using the default HTML 'rich mail' editor will execute JavaScript embedded in the e-mail message with full privileges of the client. [MFSA-2006-21] - CVE-2006-1045 The HTML rendering engine does not properly block external images from inline HTML attachments when 'Block loading of remote images in mail messages' is enabled, which could allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information. [MFSA-2006-26] - CVE-2006-1529 A vulnerability potentially allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-20] - CVE-2006-1530 A vulnerability potentially allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-20] - CVE-2006-1531 A vulnerability potentially allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-20] - CVE-2006-1723 A vulnerability potentially allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-20] - CVE-2006-1724 A vulnerability potentially allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-20] - CVE-2006-1725 Due to an interaction between XUL content windows and the history mechanism, some windows may to become translucent, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-29] - CVE-2006-1726 'shutdown' discovered that the security check of the function js_ValueToFunctionObject() can be circumvented and exploited to allow the installation of malware. [MFSA-2006-28] - CVE-2006-1727 Georgi Guninski reported two variants of using scripts in an XBL control to gain chrome privileges when the page is viewed under 'Print Preview'. [MFSA-2006-25] - CVE-2006-1728 'shutdown' discovered that the crypto.generateCRMFRequest method can be used to run arbitrary code with the privilege of the user running the browser, which could enable an attacker to install malware. [MFSA-2006-24] - CVE-2006-1729 Claus Jorgensen reported that a text input box can be pre-filled with a filename and then turned into a file-upload control, allowing a malicious website to steal any local file whose name they can guess. [MFSA-2006-23] - CVE-2006-1730 An anonymous researcher for TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative discovered an integer overflow triggered by the CSS letter-spacing property, which could be exploited to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-22] - CVE-2006-1731 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that some internal functions return prototypes instead of objects, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. [MFSA-2006-19] - CVE-2006-1732 'shutdown' discovered that it is possible to bypass same-origin protections, allowing a malicious site to inject script into content from another site, which could allow the malicious page to steal information such as cookies or passwords from the other site, or perform transactions on the user's behalf if the user were already logged in. [MFSA-2006-17] - CVE-2006-1733 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the compilation scope of privileged built-in XBL bindings is not fully protected from web content and can still be executed which could be used to execute arbitrary JavaScript, which could allow an attacker to install malware such as viruses and password sniffers. [MFSA-2006-16] - CVE-2006-1734 'shutdown' discovered that it is possible to access an internal function object which could then be used to run arbitrary JavaScript code with full permissions of the user running the browser, which could be used to install spyware or viruses. [MFSA-2006-15] - CVE-2006-1735 It is possible to create JavaScript functions that would get compiled with the wrong privileges, allowing an attacker to run code of their choice with full permissions of the user running the browser, which could be used to install spyware or viruses. [MFSA-2006-14] - CVE-2006-1736 It is possible to trick users into downloading and saving an executable file via an image that is overlaid by a transparent image link that points to the executable. [MFSA-2006-13] - CVE-2006-1737 An integer overflow allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary bytecode via JavaScript with a large regular expression. [MFSA-2006-11] - CVE-2006-1738 An unspecified vulnerability allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service. [MFSA-2006-11] - CVE-2006-1739 Certain Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can cause an out-of-bounds array write and buffer overflow that could lead to a denial of service and the possible execution of arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-11] - CVE-2006-1740 It is possible for remote attackers to spoof secure site indicators such as the locked icon by opening the trusted site in a popup window, then changing the location to a malicious site. [MFSA-2006-12] - CVE-2006-1741 'shutdown' discovered that it is possible to inject arbitrary JavaScript code into a page on another site using a modal alert to suspend an event handler while a new page is being loaded. This could be used to steal confidential information. [MFSA-2006-09] - CVE-2006-1742 Igor Bukanov discovered that the JavaScript engine does not properly handle temporary variables, which might allow remote attackers to trigger operations on freed memory and cause memory corruption. [MFSA-2006-10] - CVE-2006-1790 A regression fix that could lead to memory corruption allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-11]
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-20
    plugin id 22588
    published 2006-10-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22588
    title Debian DSA-1046-1 : mozilla - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id SEAMONKEY_101.NASL
    description The remote Windows host is using SeaMonkey, an alternative web browser and application suite. The installed version of SeaMonkey contains various security issues, some of which may lead to execution of arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-07-27
    plugin id 21226
    published 2006-04-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21226
    title SeaMonkey < 1.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS9_120671.NASL
    description Mozilla 1.7 for Solaris 8 and 9. Date this patch was last updated by Sun : Aug/29/08
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2016-12-09
    plugin id 24403
    published 2007-02-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=24403
    title Solaris 9 (sparc) : 120671-08
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_84630F4ACD8C11DAB7B9000C6EC775D9.NASL
    description A Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory reports of multiple issues. Several of which can be used to run arbitrary code with the privilege of the user running the program. - MFSA 2006-29 Spoofing with translucent windows - MFSA 2006-28 Security check of js_ValueToFunctionObject() can be circumvented - MFSA 2006-26 Mail Multiple Information Disclosure - MFSA 2006-25 Privilege escalation through Print Preview - MFSA 2006-24 Privilege escalation using crypto.generateCRMFRequest - MFSA 2006-23 File stealing by changing input type - MFSA 2006-22 CSS Letter-Spacing Heap Overflow Vulnerability - MFSA 2006-20 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.0.2) - MFSA 2006-19 Cross-site scripting using .valueOf.call() - MFSA 2006-18 Mozilla Firefox Tag Order Vulnerability - MFSA 2006-17 cross-site scripting through window.controllers - MFSA 2006-16 Accessing XBL compilation scope via valueOf.call() - MFSA 2006-15 Privilege escalation using a JavaScript function's cloned parent - MFSA 2006-14 Privilege escalation via XBL.method.eval - MFSA 2006-13 Downloading executables with 'Save Image As...' - MFSA 2006-12 Secure-site spoof (requires security warning dialog) - MFSA 2006-11 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8) - MFSA 2006-10 JavaScript garbage-collection hazard audit - MFSA 2006-09 Cross-site JavaScript injection using event handlers
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-12-19
    plugin id 21461
    published 2006-05-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21461
    title FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (84630f4a-cd8c-11da-b7b9-000c6ec775d9)
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS8_X86_120672.NASL
    description Mozilla 1.7_x86 for Solaris 8 and 9. Date this patch was last updated by Sun : Sep/02/08
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2016-12-09
    plugin id 23772
    published 2006-12-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=23772
    title Solaris 8 (x86) : 120672-08
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS9_X86_120672.NASL
    description Mozilla 1.7_x86 for Solaris 8 and 9. Date this patch was last updated by Sun : Sep/02/08
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2016-12-09
    plugin id 23773
    published 2006-12-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=23773
    title Solaris 9 (x86) : 120672-08
oval via4
accepted 2011-02-21T04:00:46.980-05:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Robert L. Hollis
    organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Mike Lah
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
description Unspecified vulnerability in Firefox and Thunderbird 1.5 before 1.5.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.1, allows remote attackers to bypass the js_ValueToFunctionObject check and execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors involving setTimeout and Firefox' ForEach method.
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1968
status accepted
submitted 2006-05-07T09:05:00.000-04:00
title Mozilla Security Check of js_ValueToFunctionObject() Can Be Circumvented
version 7
refmap via4
bid 17516
cert TA06-107A
cert-vn VU#968814
confirm http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-28.html
hp
  • HPSBTU02118
  • HPSBUX02153
  • HPSBUX02156
  • SSRT061145
  • SSRT061181
  • SSRT061236
sectrack
  • 1015931
  • 1015932
  • 1015933
secunia
  • 19631
  • 19649
  • 22065
  • 22066
vupen
  • ADV-2006-1356
  • ADV-2006-3748
  • ADV-2006-3749
  • ADV-2008-0083
xf mozilla-valuetofunctionobject-sec-bypass(25825)
Last major update 07-03-2011 - 21:33
Published 14-04-2006 - 06:02
Last modified 18-10-2018 - 12:34
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