Bug 1618211 (CVE-2006-5462) - CVE-2006-5462 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-5462 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2006-5462
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 12:40 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:40:53 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:40:47 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:50:19 UTC
MITRE description:

Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) library before 3.11.3, as used in Mozilla Firefox before, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.6, 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. NOTE: this identifier is for unpatched product versions that were originally intended to be addressed by CVE-2006-4340.

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