CVE-2006-5478 Detail

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Novell eDirectory 8.8.x before 8.8.1 FTF1, and 8.x up to 8.7.3.8, and Novell NetMail before 3.52e FTF2, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long HTTP Host header, which triggers an overflow in the BuildRedirectURL function; or vectors related to a username containing a . (dot) character in the (2) SMTP, (3) POP, (4) IMAP, (5) HTTP, or (6) Networked Messaging Application Protocol (NMAP) Netmail services.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-October/050382.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-October/050388.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017125
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017141
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?/2974600.htm Patch 
http://www.mnin.org/advisories/2006_novell_httpstk.pdf Vendor Advisory 
http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=3723994&sliceId=SAL_Public&dialogID=16776123&stateId=1%200%202648401
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/449899/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450017/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450520/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20655
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20853
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4141 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-035.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-036.html
https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/134/3096026_f.SAL_Public.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5478
NVD Published Date:
10/24/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
MITRE