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CVE-2006-4809 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in loader_pnm.c in imlib2 before 1.2.1, and possibly other versions, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PNM image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/06/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/22/2006)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 do not include imlib2.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-20.xml
http://www.discontinuity.info/~rowan/pocs/libimlib2_pocs-1.2.0-2.2.tar.gz
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:198
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:156
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20903
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-376-1 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-376-2 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4349
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30070

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4809
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017