CVE-2006-2778

NameCVE-2006-2778
DescriptionThe crypto.signText function in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain optional Certificate Authority name arguments, which causes an invalid array index and triggers a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1118, DSA-1120, DSA-1134-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid57.0-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)wheezy (security)1:52.4.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security)1:52.4.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security)1:52.4.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:52.4.0-1fixed
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+1.5.0.4-1high
mozillasource(unstable)2:1.7.13-0.3high
mozillasourcesarge2:1.7.8-1sarge7.1mediumDSA-1118
mozilla-firefoxsourcesarge1.0.4-2sarge9mediumDSA-1120
mozilla-thunderbirdsourcesarge1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8amediumDSA-1134-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1.5.0.4-1high
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.8.0.4-1high

Notes

MFSA-2006-38

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