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CVE-2006-0743 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in LocalSyslogAppender in Apache log4net 1.2.9 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and termination) via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/09/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0743
Original release date:
03/09/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/22/2006)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 do not include log4net.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4NET-67 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4NET-67
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:026
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17095 External Source BID 17095
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0955 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0955
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25196 External Source XF log4net-localsyslogappender-dos(25196)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:log4net:1.2.9_beta:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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