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CVE-2006-2427 Detail

Current Description

freshclam in (1) Clam Antivirus (ClamAV) 0.88 and (2) ClamXav 1.0.3h and earlier does not drop privileges before processing the config-file command line option, which allows local users to read portions of arbitrary files when an error message displays the first line of the target file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/912
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016086 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/434008/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1807
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26453

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:clam_anti-virus:clamav:0.88:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:clam_anti-virus:clamxav:1.0.3h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2427
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018