ID CVE-2006-2781
Summary Double free vulnerability in nsVCard.cpp in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard that contains invalid base64 characters.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.5.0.3
CVSS
Base: 6.4 (as of 04-06-2006 - 21:42)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2006-0735.NASL
    description Updated thunderbird packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains Thunderbird version 1.5.0.8 that corrects these issues. From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0735 : Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processes certain malformed Javascript code. A malicious HTML mail message could cause the execution of Javascript code in such a way that could cause Thunderbird to crash or execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748) Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird renders HTML mail messages. A malicious HTML mail message could cause the mail client to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-5464) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird verifies RSA signatures. For RSA keys with exponent 3 it is possible for an attacker to forge a signature that would be incorrectly verified by the NSS library. Thunderbird as shipped trusts several root Certificate Authorities that use exponent 3. An attacker could have created a carefully crafted SSL certificate which would be incorrectly trusted when their site was visited by a victim. This flaw was previously thought to be fixed in Thunderbird 1.5.0.7, however Ulrich Kuehn discovered the fix was incomplete (CVE-2006-5462) From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0677 : Two flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain regular expressions. A malicious HTML email could cause a crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-4565, CVE-2006-4566) A flaw was found in the Thunderbird auto-update verification system. An attacker who has the ability to spoof a victim's DNS could get Firefox to download and install malicious code. In order to exploit this issue an attacker would also need to get a victim to previously accept an unverifiable certificate. (CVE-2006-4567) A flaw was found in the handling of Javascript timed events. A malicious HTML email could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-4253) Daniel Bleichenbacher recently described an implementation error in RSA signature verification. For RSA keys with exponent 3 it is possible for an attacker to forge a signature that which would be incorrectly verified by the NSS library. (CVE-2006-4340) A flaw was found in Thunderbird that triggered when a HTML message contained a remote image pointing to a XBL script. An attacker could have created a carefully crafted message which would execute Javascript if certain actions were performed on the email by the recipient, even if Javascript was disabled. (CVE-2006-4570) A number of flaws were found in Thunderbird. A malicious HTML email could cause a crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-4571) From Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory 2006:0624 : A problem was found in Thunderbird where starting the application from a graphical launcher (such as a menu item) did not work. From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0611 : The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 branch. This update deprecates the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 branch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in favor of the supported Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 branch. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Thunderbird security issues : Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain javascript actions. A malicious mail message could execute arbitrary javascript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain mail messages. A malicious web page could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-3801, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3811) Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain javascript actions. A malicious mail message could conduct a cross-site scripting attack or steal sensitive information (such as cookies owned by other domains). (CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810) A form file upload flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled javascript input object mutation. A malicious mail message could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way Thunderbird called the crypto.signText() javascript function. A malicious mail message could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed Proxy AutoConfig scripts. A malicious Proxy AutoConfig server could execute arbitrary javascript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install client malware. (CVE-2006-3808) Note: Please note that JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird. The above issues are not exploitable with JavaScript disabled. Two flaws were found in the way Thunderbird displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-3804) A cross site scripting flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 mail messages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious web site could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page, it was possible to crash Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2788)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 67424
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=67424
    title Oracle Linux 4 : thunderbird (ELSA-2006-0735 / ELSA-2006-0677 / ELBA-2006-0624 / ELSA-2006-0611)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SEAMONKEY-1671.NASL
    description This security update fixes the following Problem in the SeaMonkey suite: MFSA 2006-40/CVE-2006-2781: Double-free vulnerability in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard that contains invalid base64 characters.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 27434
    published 2007-10-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27434
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : seamonkey (seamonkey-1671)
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id SEAMONKEY_102.NASL
    description The installed version of SeaMonkey contains various security issues, some of which could lead to execution of arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-27
    plugin id 21629
    published 2006-06-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21629
    title SeaMonkey < 1.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-200606-21.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-21 (Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities) Several vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird. For details, please consult the references below. Impact : A remote attacker could craft malicious emails that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges, spoof content, and possibly execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application. Workaround : There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-10
    plugin id 21734
    published 2006-06-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21734
    title GLSA-200606-21 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2006-0578.NASL
    description Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security bugs in the mozilla package are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor. The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Suite. This update deprecates the Mozilla Suite in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 in favor of the supported SeaMonkey Suite. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Mozilla security issues : Several flaws were found in the way Mozilla processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way Mozilla processed certain web content. A malicious web page could crash firefox or possibly execute arbitrary code. These issues to date were not proven to be exploitable, but do show evidence of memory corruption. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780) A double-free flaw was found in the way Mozilla-mail displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it could execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla-mail. (CVE-2006-2781) A cross site scripting flaw was found in the way Mozilla processed Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 web pages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) A form file upload flaw was found in the way Mozilla handled JavaScript input object mutation. A malicious web page could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way Mozilla called the crypto.signText() JavaScript function. A malicious web page could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way Mozilla processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious website could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page it could execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla. (CVE-2006-2788) Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains SeaMonkey version 1.0.2 that is not vulnerable to these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 22088
    published 2006-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22088
    title RHEL 3 : seamonkey (RHSA-2006:0578)
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id MOZILLA_THUNDERBIRD_1504.NASL
    description The remote version of Mozilla Thunderbird suffers from various security issues, some of which could lead to execution of arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-16
    plugin id 21628
    published 2006-06-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21628
    title Mozilla Thunderbird < 1.5.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2006-0611.NASL
    description Updated thunderbird packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 branch. This update deprecates the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 branch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in favor of the supported Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 branch. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Thunderbird security issues : Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious mail message could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain mail messages. A malicious web page could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-3801, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3811) Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious mail message could conduct a cross-site scripting attack or steal sensitive information (such as cookies owned by other domains). (CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810) A form file upload flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled JavaScript input object mutation. A malicious mail message could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way Thunderbird called the crypto.signText() JavaScript function. A malicious mail message could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed Proxy AutoConfig scripts. A malicious Proxy AutoConfig server could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install client malware. (CVE-2006-3808) Note: Please note that JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird. The above issues are not exploitable with JavaScript disabled. Two flaws were found in the way Thunderbird displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-3804) A cross site scripting flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 mail messages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious website could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page, it was possible to crash Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2788) Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains Thunderbird version 1.5.0.5 that corrects these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 22122
    published 2006-07-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22122
    title RHEL 4 : thunderbird (RHSA-2006:0611)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2006-0609.NASL
    description Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security bugs in the mozilla package are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor. The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Suite. This update deprecates the Mozilla Suite in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in favor of the supported SeaMonkey Suite. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Mozilla security issues : Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809, CVE-2006-3812) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain web content. A malicious web page could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-3801, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3811) Two flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey-mail displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla-mail. (CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-3804) A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey processed Unicode Byte-Order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 web pages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could conduct a cross-site scripting attack or steal sensitive information (such as cookies owned by other domains). (CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810) A form file upload flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey handled JavaScript input object mutation. A malicious web page could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey called the crypto.signText() JavaScript function. A malicious web page could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious website could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey processed Proxy AutoConfig scripts. A malicious Proxy AutoConfig server could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-3808) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page, it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla. (CVE-2006-2788) Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains SeaMonkey version 1.0.3 that corrects these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 22150
    published 2006-08-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22150
    title RHEL 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2006:0609)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_MOZILLATHUNDERBIRD-1672.NASL
    description This update of Mozilla Thunderbird fixes the security problems fixed in version 1.5.0.4: MFSA 2006-31/CVE-2006-2787: EvalInSandbox in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 allows remote attackers to gain privileges via JavaScript that calls the valueOf method on objects that were created outside of the sandbox. MFSA 2006-32/CVE-2006-2780: Integer overflow in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via 'jsstr tagify,' which leads to memory corruption. MFSA 2006-32/CVE-2006-2779: Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) nested
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 27124
    published 2007-10-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27124
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (MozillaThunderbird-1672)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2006-146.NASL
    description A number of security vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in the latest Mozilla Thunderbird program. Corporate 3 had contained the Mozilla suite however, due to the support cycle for Mozilla, it was felt that upgrading Mozilla to Firefox and Thunderbird would allow for better future support for Corporate 3 users. To that end, the latest Thunderbird is being provided for Corporate 3 users which fix all known vulnerabilities up to version 1.5.0.5, as well as providing new and enhanced features. Corporate users who were using Mozilla for mail may need to explicitly install the new mozilla-thunderbird packages. For 2006 users, no explicit installs are necessary. The following CVE names have been corrected with this update: CVE-2006-2775, CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2778, CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-2783, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3804, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3809, CVE-2006-3810, CVE-2006-3811, CVE-2006-3812.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 23894
    published 2006-12-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=23894
    title Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-thunderbird (MDKSA-2006:146)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-297-1.NASL
    description Jonas Sicking discovered that under some circumstances persisted XUL attributes are associated with the wrong URL. A malicious website could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (MFSA 2006-35, CVE-2006-2775) Paul Nickerson discovered that content-defined setters on an object prototype were getting called by privileged UI code. It was demonstrated that this could be exploited to run arbitrary web script with full user privileges (MFSA 2006-37, CVE-2006-2776). Mikolaj Habryn discovered a buffer overflow in the crypto.signText() function. By sending an email with malicious JavaScript to an user, and that user enabled JavaScript in Thunderbird (which is not the default and not recommended), this could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-38, CVE-2006-2778) The Mozilla developer team discovered several bugs that lead to crashes with memory corruption. These might be exploitable by malicious websites to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (MFSA 2006-32, CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780) Masatoshi Kimura discovered a memory corruption (double-free) when processing a large VCard with invalid base64 characters in it. By sending a maliciously crafted set of VCards to a user, this could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-40, CVE-2006-2781) Masatoshi Kimura found a way to bypass web input sanitizers which filter out JavaScript. By inserting 'Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM)' characters into the HTML code (e. g. ''), these filters might not recognize the tags anymore; however, Thunderbird would still execute them since BOM markers are filtered out before processing a mail containing JavaScript. (MFSA 2006-42, CVE-2006-2783) Kazuho Oku discovered various ways to perform HTTP response smuggling when used with certain proxy servers. Due to different interpretation of nonstandard HTTP headers in Thunderbird and the proxy server, a malicious HTML email can exploit this to send back two responses to one request. The second response could be used to steal login cookies or other sensitive data from another opened website. (MFSA 2006-33, CVE-2006-2786) It was discovered that JavaScript run via EvalInSandbox() can escape the sandbox. Malicious scripts received in emails containing JavaScript could use these privileges to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-31, CVE-2006-2787) The 'enigmail' plugin has been updated to work with the new Thunderbird version. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 27870
    published 2007-11-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27870
    title Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : mozilla-thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-297-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2006-0609.NASL
    description Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security bugs in the mozilla package are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor. The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Suite. This update deprecates the Mozilla Suite in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in favor of the supported SeaMonkey Suite. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Mozilla security issues : Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809, CVE-2006-3812) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain web content. A malicious web page could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-3801, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3811) Two flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey-mail displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla-mail. (CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-3804) A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey processed Unicode Byte-Order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 web pages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could conduct a cross-site scripting attack or steal sensitive information (such as cookies owned by other domains). (CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810) A form file upload flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey handled JavaScript input object mutation. A malicious web page could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey called the crypto.signText() JavaScript function. A malicious web page could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious website could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey processed Proxy AutoConfig scripts. A malicious Proxy AutoConfig server could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-3808) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page, it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla. (CVE-2006-2788) Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains SeaMonkey version 1.0.3 that corrects these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 22163
    published 2006-08-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22163
    title CentOS 4 : seamonkey (CESA-2006:0609)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2006-0611.NASL
    description Updated thunderbird packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 branch. This update deprecates the Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 branch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in favor of the supported Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 branch. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Thunderbird security issues : Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious mail message could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain mail messages. A malicious web page could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-3801, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3811) Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious mail message could conduct a cross-site scripting attack or steal sensitive information (such as cookies owned by other domains). (CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810) A form file upload flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled JavaScript input object mutation. A malicious mail message could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way Thunderbird called the crypto.signText() JavaScript function. A malicious mail message could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed Proxy AutoConfig scripts. A malicious Proxy AutoConfig server could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install client malware. (CVE-2006-3808) Note: Please note that JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird. The above issues are not exploitable with JavaScript disabled. Two flaws were found in the way Thunderbird displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-3804) A cross site scripting flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 mail messages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious website could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page, it was possible to crash Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-2788) Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains Thunderbird version 1.5.0.5 that corrects these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 22138
    published 2006-08-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22138
    title CentOS 4 : thunderbird (CESA-2006:0611)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2006-0594.NASL
    description Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security bugs in the mozilla packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor. The Mozilla Foundation has discontinued support for the Mozilla Suite. This update deprecates the Mozilla Suite in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 in favor of the supported SeaMonkey Suite. This update also resolves a number of outstanding Mozilla security issues : Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2787, CVE-2006-3807, CVE-2006-3809, CVE-2006-3812) Several denial of service flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain web content. A malicious web page could crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-3801, CVE-2006-3677, CVE-2006-3113, CVE-2006-3803, CVE-2006-3805, CVE-2006-3806, CVE-2006-3811) Two flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey Messenger displayed malformed inline vcard attachments. If a victim viewed an email message containing a carefully crafted vcard it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey Messenger. (CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-3804) A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey processed Unicode Byte-Order-Mark (BOM) markers in UTF-8 web pages. A malicious web page could execute a script within the browser that a web input sanitizer could miss due to a malformed 'script' tag. (CVE-2006-2783) Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain JavaScript actions. A malicious web page could conduct a cross-site scripting attack or steal sensitive information (such as cookies owned by other domains). (CVE-2006-3802, CVE-2006-3810) A form file upload flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey handled JavaScript input object mutation. A malicious web page could upload an arbitrary local file at form submission time without user interaction. (CVE-2006-2782) A denial of service flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey called the crypto.signText() JavaScript function. A malicious web page could crash the browser if the victim had a client certificate loaded. (CVE-2006-2778) Two HTTP response smuggling flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain invalid HTTP response headers. A malicious website could return specially crafted HTTP response headers which may bypass HTTP proxy restrictions. (CVE-2006-2786) A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey processed Proxy AutoConfig scripts. A malicious Proxy AutoConfig server could execute arbitrary JavaScript instructions with the permissions of 'chrome', allowing the page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. (CVE-2006-3808) A double free flaw was found in the way the nsIX509::getRawDER method was called. If a victim visited a carefully crafted web page it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2006-2788) Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to this update, which contains SeaMonkey version 1.0.3 that corrects these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 22291
    published 2006-08-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22291
    title RHEL 2.1 : seamonkey (RHSA-2006:0594)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1118.NASL
    description Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities : - CVE-2006-1942 Eric Foley discovered that a user can be tricked to expose a local file to a remote attacker by displaying a local file as image in connection with other vulnerabilities. [MFSA-2006-39] - CVE-2006-2775 XUL attributes are associated with the wrong URL under certain circumstances, which might allow remote attackers to bypass restrictions. [MFSA-2006-35] - CVE-2006-2776 Paul Nickerson discovered that content-defined setters on an object prototype were getting called by privileged user interface code, and 'moz_bug_r_a4' demonstrated that the higher privilege level could be passed along to the content-defined attack code. [MFSA-2006-37] - CVE-2006-2777 A vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and create notifications that are executed in a privileged context. [MFSA-2006-43] - CVE-2006-2778 Mikolaj Habryn discovered a buffer overflow in the crypto.signText function that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain optional Certificate Authority name arguments. [MFSA-2006-38] - CVE-2006-2779 Mozilla team members discovered several crashes during testing of the browser engine showing evidence of memory corruption which may also lead to the execution of arbitrary code. This problem has only partially been corrected. [MFSA-2006-32] - CVE-2006-2780 An integer overflow allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and may permit the execution of arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-32] - CVE-2006-2781 Masatoshi Kimura discovered a double-free vulnerability that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard. [MFSA-2006-40] - CVE-2006-2782 Chuck McAuley discovered 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-2006-41, MFSA-2006-23, CVE-2006-1729] - CVE-2006-2783 Masatoshi Kimura discovered that the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) is stripped from UTF-8 pages during the conversion to Unicode before the parser sees the web page, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. [MFSA-2006-42] - CVE-2006-2784 Paul Nickerson discovered that the fix for CVE-2005-0752 can be bypassed using nested javascript: URLs, allowing the attacker to execute privileged code. [MFSA-2005-34, MFSA-2006-36] - CVE-2006-2785 Paul Nickerson demonstrated that if an attacker could convince a user to right-click on a broken image and choose 'View Image' from the context menu then he could get JavaScript to run. [MFSA-2006-34] - CVE-2006-2786 Kazuho Oku discovered that Mozilla's lenient handling of HTTP header syntax may allow remote attackers to trick the browser to interpret certain responses as if they were responses from two different sites. [MFSA-2006-33] - CVE-2006-2787 The Mozilla researcher 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that JavaScript run via EvalInSandbox can escape the sandbox and gain elevated privilege. [MFSA-2006-31]
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-20
    plugin id 22660
    published 2006-10-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22660
    title Debian DSA-1118-1 : mozilla - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1134.NASL
    description Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla which are also present in Mozilla Thunderbird. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities : - CVE-2006-1942 Eric Foley discovered that a user can be tricked to expose a local file to a remote attacker by displaying a local file as image in connection with other vulnerabilities. [MFSA-2006-39] - CVE-2006-2775 XUL attributes are associated with the wrong URL under certain circumstances, which might allow remote attackers to bypass restrictions. [MFSA-2006-35] - CVE-2006-2776 Paul Nickerson discovered that content-defined setters on an object prototype were getting called by privileged user interface code, and 'moz_bug_r_a4' demonstrated that the higher privilege level could be passed along to the content-defined attack code. [MFSA-2006-37] - CVE-2006-2777 A vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and create notifications that are executed in a privileged context. [MFSA-2006-43] - CVE-2006-2778 Mikolaj Habryn discovered a buffer overflow in the crypto.signText function that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain optional Certificate Authority name arguments. [MFSA-2006-38] - CVE-2006-2779 Mozilla team members discovered several crashes during testing of the browser engine showing evidence of memory corruption which may also lead to the execution of arbitrary code. This problem has only partially been corrected. [MFSA-2006-32] - CVE-2006-2780 An integer overflow allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and may permit the execution of arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-32] - CVE-2006-2781 Masatoshi Kimura discovered a double-free vulnerability that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard. [MFSA-2006-40] - CVE-2006-2782 Chuck McAuley discovered 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-2006-41, MFSA-2006-23, CVE-2006-1729] - CVE-2006-2783 Masatoshi Kimura discovered that the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) is stripped from UTF-8 pages during the conversion to Unicode before the parser sees the web page, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. [MFSA-2006-42] - CVE-2006-2784 Paul Nickerson discovered that the fix for CVE-2005-0752 can be bypassed using nested javascript: URLs, allowing the attacker to execute privileged code. [MFSA-2005-34, MFSA-2006-36] - CVE-2006-2785 Paul Nickerson demonstrated that if an attacker could convince a user to right-click on a broken image and choose 'View Image' from the context menu then he could get JavaScript to run. [MFSA-2006-34] - CVE-2006-2786 Kazuho Oku discovered that Mozilla's lenient handling of HTTP header syntax may allow remote attackers to trick the browser to interpret certain responses as if they were responses from two different sites. [MFSA-2006-33] - CVE-2006-2787 The Mozilla researcher 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that JavaScript run via EvalInSandbox can escape the sandbox and gain elevated privilege. [MFSA-2006-31]
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-20
    plugin id 22676
    published 2006-10-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22676
    title Debian DSA-1134-1 : mozilla-thunderbird - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-297-3.NASL
    description USN-297-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Thunderbird for the Ubuntu 6.06 LTS release. This update provides the corresponding fixes for Ubuntu 5.04 and Ubuntu 5.10. For reference, these are the details of the original USN : Jonas Sicking discovered that under some circumstances persisted XUL attributes are associated with the wrong URL. A malicious website could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (MFSA 2006-35, CVE-2006-2775) Paul Nickerson discovered that content-defined setters on an object prototype were getting called by privileged UI code. It was demonstrated that this could be exploited to run arbitrary web script with full user privileges (MFSA 2006-37, CVE-2006-2776). Mikolaj Habryn discovered a buffer overflow in the crypto.signText() function. By sending an email with malicious JavaScript to an user, and that user enabled JavaScript in Thunderbird (which is not the default and not recommended), this could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-38, CVE-2006-2778) The Mozilla developer team discovered several bugs that lead to crashes with memory corruption. These might be exploitable by malicious websites to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (MFSA 2006-32, CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780) Masatoshi Kimura discovered a memory corruption (double-free) when processing a large VCard with invalid base64 characters in it. By sending a maliciously crafted set of VCards to a user, this could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-40, CVE-2006-2781) Masatoshi Kimura found a way to bypass web input sanitizers which filter out JavaScript. By inserting 'Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM)' characters into the HTML code (e. g. ''), these filters might not recognize the tags anymore; however, Thunderbird would still execute them since BOM markers are filtered out before processing a mail containing JavaScript. (MFSA 2006-42, CVE-2006-2783) Kazuho Oku discovered various ways to perform HTTP response smuggling when used with certain proxy servers. Due to different interpretation of nonstandard HTTP headers in Thunderbird and the proxy server, a malicious HTML email can exploit this to send back two responses to one request. The second response could be used to steal login cookies or other sensitive data from another opened web site. (MFSA 2006-33, CVE-2006-2786) It was discovered that JavaScript run via EvalInSandbox() can escape the sandbox. Malicious scripts received in emails containing JavaScript could use these privileges to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-31, CVE-2006-2787). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-15
    plugin id 27872
    published 2007-11-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27872
    title Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 : mozilla-thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-297-3)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-323-1.NASL
    description Jonas Sicking discovered that under some circumstances persisted XUL attributes are associated with the wrong URL. A malicious website could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (MFSA 2006-35, CVE-2006-2775) Paul Nickerson discovered that content-defined setters on an object prototype were getting called by privileged UI code. It was demonstrated that this could be exploited to run arbitrary web script with full user privileges (MFSA 2006-37, CVE-2006-2776). A similar attack was discovered by moz_bug_r_a4 that leveraged SelectionObject notifications that were called in privileged context. (MFSA 2006-43, CVE-2006-2777) Mikolaj Habryn discovered a buffer overflow in the crypto.signText() function. By tricking a user to visit a site with an SSL certificate with specially crafted optional Certificate Authority name arguments, this could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-38, CVE-2006-2778) The Mozilla developer team discovered several bugs that lead to crashes with memory corruption. These might be exploitable by malicious websites to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (MFSA 2006-32, CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780) Masatoshi Kimura discovered a memory corruption (double-free) when processing a large VCard with invalid base64 characters in it. By sending a maliciously crafted set of VCards to a user, this could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (MFSA 2006-40, CVE-2006-2781) Chuck McAuley reported that the fix for CVE-2006-1729 (file stealing by changing input type) was not sufficient to prevent all variants of exploitation. (MFSA 2006-41, CVE-2006-2782) Masatoshi Kimura found a way to bypass web input sanitizers which filter out JavaScript. By inserting 'Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM)' characters into the HTML code (e. g. ''), these filters might not recognize the tags anymore; however, Mozilla would still execute them since BOM markers are filtered out before processing the page. (MFSA 2006-42, CVE-2006-2783) Paul Nickerson noticed that the fix for CVE-2005-0752 (JavaScript privilege escalation on the plugins page) was not sufficient to prevent all variants of exploitation. (MFSA 2006-36, CVE-2006-2784) Paul Nickerson demonstrated that if an attacker could convince a user to right-click on a broken image and choose 'View Image' from the context menu then he could get JavaScript to run on a site of the attacker's choosing. This could be used to steal login cookies or other confidential information from the target site. (MFSA 2006-34, CVE-2006-2785) Kazuho Oku discovered various ways to perform HTTP response smuggling when used with certain proxy servers. Due to different interpretation of nonstandard HTTP headers in Mozilla and the proxy server, a malicious website can exploit this to send back two responses to one request. The second response could be used to steal login cookies or other sensitive data from another opened website. (MFSA 2006-33, CVE-2006-2786). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-15
    plugin id 27901
    published 2007-11-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27901
    title Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 : mozilla vulnerabilities (USN-323-1)
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:03:57.937-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Double free vulnerability in nsVCard.cpp in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard that contains invalid base64 characters.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10247
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Double free vulnerability in nsVCard.cpp in Mozilla Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a VCard that contains invalid base64 characters.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0578
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0594
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0609
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0611
refmap via4
bid 18228
bugtraq 20060602 rPSA-2006-0091-1 firefox thunderbird
confirm http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-40.html
debian
  • DSA-1118
  • DSA-1134
gentoo GLSA-200606-21
hp
  • HPSBUX02156
  • SSRT061236
mandriva MDKSA-2006:146
sectrack 1016214
secunia
  • 20382
  • 20394
  • 20709
  • 21134
  • 21178
  • 21183
  • 21210
  • 21269
  • 21324
  • 21336
  • 21607
  • 21631
  • 22065
suse SUSE-SA:2006:035
ubuntu
  • USN-297-1
  • USN-297-3
  • USN-323-1
vupen
  • ADV-2006-2106
  • ADV-2006-3749
xf mozilla-vcard-doublefree-memory-corruption(26850)
Last major update 07-03-2011 - 21:37
Published 02-06-2006 - 15:02
Last modified 18-10-2018 - 12:42
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