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CVE-2006-4573 Detail

Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the "utf8 combining characters handling" (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before 4.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/24/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/screen-users/2006-10/msg00028.html Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-01.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.480775
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1202
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:191
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.026-screen.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20727
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-370-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4189
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-734

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:screen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.0.2

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4573
NVD Published Date:
10/24/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011