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CVE-2006-4178 Detail

Current Description

Integer signedness error in the i386_set_ldt call in FreeBSD 5.5, and possibly earlier versions down to 5.2, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified arguments that use negative signed integers to cause the bzero function to be called with a large length parameter, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-4172.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016927
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=415 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446946/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20158

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:5.2
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 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:5.2.1
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 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:5.3
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 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:5.4
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 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd
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Up to (including)
5.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4178
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018