CVE-2006-1729

NameCVE-2006-1729
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 1.x before 1.5.0.2 and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.1 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by (1) inserting the target filename into a text box, then turning that box into a file upload control, or (2) changing the type of the input control that is associated with an event handler.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1044-1, DSA-1046-1, DSA-1051-1, DSA-1134-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldoldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.2-1medium
mozillasource(unstable)2:1.7.13-0.1medium
mozillasourcesarge2:1.7.8-1sarge5mediumDSA-1046-1
mozilla-firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.2-1medium
mozilla-firefoxsourcesarge1.0.4-2sarge6mediumDSA-1044-1
mozilla-thunderbirdsourcesarge1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8amediumDSA-1134-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.8.0.1-9medium

Notes

Can likely be used to steal OpenSSH keys and the like.

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