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CVE-2006-0176 Detail


Buffer overflow in certain functions in src/fileio.c and src/unix/fileio.c in xmame before 11 January 2006 may allow local users to gain privileges via a long (1) -lang, (2) -ctrlr, (3) -pb, or (4) -rec argument on many operating systems, and via a long (5) -jdev argument on Ubuntu Linux.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/11/2006

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source FULLDISC 20060110 Security Advisory : Xmame buffer overflow, with a possibility of privilege escalation. External Source BUGTRAQ 20060110 Security Advisory : Xmame buffer overflow, with a possibility of privilege escalation Exploit External Source BID 16203 External Source CONFIRM External Source XF xmame-multiple-parameters-bo(24102)

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