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CVE-2006-5989 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in the der_get_oid function in mod_auth_kerb 5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Kerberos message that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in the component array.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/20/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-14.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017348
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1247
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:218
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0746.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21214
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4633
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=136650
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=206736
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30456
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10051

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10051
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10051

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mod_auth_kerb:mod_auth_kerb:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5989
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017