CVE-2006-6954

NameCVE-2006-6954
DescriptionFlock beta 1 0.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a web page that contains a large number of nested marquee tags, a related issue to CVE-2006-2723.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceweaselsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Browser crashes not treated as security problems
Tested the proof of concept in iceweasel 2.0.0.1 and it crash.
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=239840

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