CVE-2006-4567

NameCVE-2006-4567
DescriptionMozilla 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.
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)
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0.3-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:52.9.1-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:52.8.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:60.0-3~deb9u1fixed
buster1:52.9.1-1fixed
sid1:60.2.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.7-1unimportant
mozilla-firefoxsourcesarge(unfixed)unimportant
mozilla-thunderbirdsourcesarge(unfixed)unimportant
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1.5.0.7-1unimportant

Notes

MFSA-2006-58
The internal update mechanism is disabled in Debian

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