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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.5.12a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.5.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.7.1:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:edirectory:8.7.3.8_presp9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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