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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      Last Modified:  11/20/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5989
Original release date:
11/20/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-14.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200701-14
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017348 External Source SECTRACK 1017348
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1247 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1247
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:218 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:218
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0746.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0746
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21214 External Source BID 21214
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4633 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4633
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=136650 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=136650
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=206736 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=206736
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30456 External Source XF apache-modauthkerb-offbyone-bo(30456)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10051 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10051

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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