CVE-2006-2783

Properties

Published:
01.06.2006
Updated:
21.08.2010
Patch available:
Severity:
Medium
CVSS vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Product:
mozilla: thunderbird

Vulnerability description

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 strip the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) from a UTF-8 page before the page is passed to the parser, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a BOM sequence in the middle of a dangerous tag such as SCRIPT.

References:

VUPEN: http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
CONFIRM: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-42.html
CONFIRM: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/35379
OVAL: http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10772
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
XF: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/26852
UBUNTU: http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-323-1
UBUNTU: http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-297-3
UBUNTU: http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-297-1
UBUNTU: http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-296-2
UBUNTU: http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-296-1
BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18228
HP: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446658/100/200/threaded
HP: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446657/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435795/100/0/threaded
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0611.html
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0610.html
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0594.html
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0578.html
SUSE: http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_35_mozilla.html
MANDRIVA: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:146
MANDRIVA: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:145
MANDRIVA: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:143
GENTOO: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-21.xml
GENTOO: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-12.xml
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3749
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3748
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2106
DEBIAN: http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1134
DEBIAN: http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1120
DEBIAN: http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1118
SECTRACK: http://securitytracker.com/id?1016214
SECTRACK: http://securitytracker.com/id?1016202
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31074
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/22066
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/22065
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21631
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21607
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21532
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21336
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21324
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21270
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21269
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21210
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21188
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21183
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21178
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21176
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21134
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/20709
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/20561
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/20382
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/20376
REDHAT: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0609.html
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html