CVE-2006-4567

LOW

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7 and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7 makes it easy for users to accept self-signed certificates for the auto-update mechanism, which might allow remote user-assisted attackers to use DNS spoofing to trick users into visiting a malicious site and accepting a malicious certificate for the Mozilla update site, which can then be used to install arbitrary code on the next update.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/21906

http://secunia.com/advisories/21916

http://secunia.com/advisories/21939

http://secunia.com/advisories/21949

http://secunia.com/advisories/21950

http://secunia.com/advisories/22001

http://secunia.com/advisories/22025

http://secunia.com/advisories/22055

http://secunia.com/advisories/22056

http://secunia.com/advisories/22066

http://secunia.com/advisories/22074

http://secunia.com/advisories/22088

http://secunia.com/advisories/22195

http://secunia.com/advisories/22210

http://secunia.com/advisories/22274

http://secunia.com/advisories/22422

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-19.xml

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-01.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1016850

http://securitytracker.com/id?1016851

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:168

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:169

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-58.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_54_mozilla.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0675.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0677.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446140/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20042

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-350-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-351-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-352-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-354-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3617

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3748

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083

http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00771742

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28950

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10488

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-09-15

Updated: 2018-10-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: LOW