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CVE-2006-4340

Impact:
Important

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.5, when using an RSA key with exponent 3, does not properly handle extra data in a signature, which allows remote attackers to forge signatures for SSL/TLS and email certificates, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2006-4339. NOTE: on 20061107, Mozilla released an advisory stating that these versions were not completely patched by MFSA2006-60. The newer fixes for 1.5.0.7 are covered by CVE-2006-5462.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4340 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2006:0677 2006-09-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2006:0676 2006-09-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2006:0675 2006-09-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2006:0676 2006-09-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2006:0676 2006-09-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 seamonkey 1.0.5-0.1.el4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 devhelp 0.10-0.4.el4 Fixed

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