CVE-2006-2783

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2006-06-01
Bugzilla:
1618117: CVE-2006-2783 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird before 1.5.0.4 strip the Unicode Byte-order-Mark (BOM) from a UTF-8 page before the page is passed to the parser, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a BOM sequence in the middle of a dangerous tag such as SCRIPT.

Find out more about CVE-2006-2783 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2006:0609 2006-08-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2006:0594 2006-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2006:0611 2006-07-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2006:0578 2006-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2006:0610 2006-07-28
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