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CVE-2006-3242 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the browse_get_namespace function in imap/browse.c of Mutt 1.4.2.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via long namespaces received from the IMAP server.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/27/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060701-01-U
http://dev.mutt.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=mutt/.git;a=commit;h=dc0272b749f0e2b102973b7ac43dbd3908507540
http://dev.mutt.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/mutt/imap/browse.c?r1=1.34.2.2&r2=1.34.2.3
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016482
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.472221
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1108
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-27.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:115
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.013-mutt.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0577.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438712/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18642
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0038
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-307-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2522
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27428
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-471
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10826

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10826
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10826

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3242
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017