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CVE-2006-2659 Detail

Description

libs/comverp.c in Courier MTA before 0.53.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via unknown vectors involving usernames that contain the "=" (equals) character, which is not properly handled during encoding.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/30/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Double Precision Incorporated, Courier MTA, 0.53.2

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=368834 Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-06.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016248
http://www.courier-mta.org/beta/patches/verp-fix/README.txt Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1101
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18345
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2214
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26998
https://usn.ubuntu.com/294-1/

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2659
NVD Published Date:
05/30/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018