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CVE-2006-5969 Detail

Description

CRLF injection vulnerability in the evalFolderLine function in fvwm 2.5.18 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via carriage returns in a directory name, which is not properly handled by fvwm-menu-directory, a variant of CVE-2003-1308.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/17/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5969
Original release date:
11/17/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 shipped with fvwm, however this issue does not affect the included version of fvwm.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.window-managers.fvwm.devel/2419/focus=2419 External Source CONFIRM http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.window-managers.fvwm.devel/2419/focus=2419
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-17.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200611-17
http://www.gentoo-portage.com/x11-wm/fvwm/ChangeLog External Source MISC http://www.gentoo-portage.com/x11-wm/fvwm/ChangeLog
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30452 External Source XF fvwm-evalfolderline-command-execution(30452)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:fvwm:fvwm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.5.18

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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