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CVE-2006-1173 Detail

Current Description

Sendmail before 8.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via deeply nested, malformed multipart MIME messages that exhaust the stack during the recursive mime8to7 function for performing 8-bit to 7-bit conversion, which prevents Sendmail from delivering queued messages and might lead to disk consumption by core dump files.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:17.sendmail.asc
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060601-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060602-01-U.asc
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00692635
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Jun/0006.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016295
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.631382
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102460-1 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-148.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1155
http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/advisory/FG-2006-18.html
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-5.shtml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-19.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/146718 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:104
http://www.openbsd.org/errata38.html#sendmail2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0515.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/437928/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438241/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438330/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440744/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442939/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18433 Patch
http://www.sendmail.com/security/advisories/SA-200605-01.txt.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2189
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2351
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2388
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2389 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2390
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2798
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3135
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=IY85415&apar=only
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=IY85930&apar=only
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27128
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-526
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11253

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta12:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta16:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.13.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1173
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018