CVE-2006-4565

NameCVE-2006-4565
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a JavaScript regular expression with a "minimal quantifier."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1191-1, DSA-1192-1, DSA-1210
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid81.0-2fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:68.12.0-1~deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)1:68.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:68.12.0-1fixed
sid1:78.3.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.7-1high
mozillasourcesarge2:1.7.8-1sarge7.3.1DSA-1192-1
mozillasource(unstable)(unfixed)high
mozilla-firefoxsourcesarge1.0.4-2sarge12DSA-1210
mozilla-thunderbirdsourcesarge1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8c.1DSA-1191-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1.5.0.7-1low
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.8.0.7-1high

Notes

MFSA-2006-57

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