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MFSA2006-58 Firefox: Auto-Update compromise through DNS and SSL spoofing (CVE-2006-4567)

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MFSA2006-58 Firefox: Auto-Update compromise through DNS and SSL spoofing (CVE-2006-4567)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/15/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla 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.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_5_0_7

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