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CVE-2006-0992 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Novell GroupWise Messenger before 2.0 Public Beta 2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Accept-Language value without a comma or semicolon. NOTE: due to a typo, the original ZDI advisory accidentally referenced CVE-2006-0092. This is the correct identifier.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/14/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0992
Original release date:
04/14/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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

Evaluator Solution

Upgrade to GroupWise Messenger, 2.0 Public Beta 2 to fix this issue.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://cirt.dk/advisories/cirt-42-advisory.txt External Source MISC http://cirt.dk/advisories/cirt-42-advisory.txt
http://metasploit.blogspot.com/2006/04/exploit-development-groupwise_14.html External Source MISC http://metasploit.blogspot.com/2006/04/exploit-development-groupwise_14.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015911 External Source SECTRACK 1015911
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?10100861.htm Patch External Source CONFIRM http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?10100861.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/430911/100/0/threaded Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20060413 ZDI-06-008: Novell GroupWise Messenger Accept-Language Buffer Overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17503 Patch External Source BID 17503
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1355 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1355
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-008.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-008.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25828 External Source XF groupwise-accept-language-bo(25828)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/1679 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 1679

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:novell:groupwise_messenger:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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