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CVE-2006-6235 Detail

Current Description

A "stack overwrite" vulnerability in GnuPG (gpg) 1.x before 1.4.6, 2.x before 2.0.2, and 1.9.0 through 1.9.95 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted OpenPGP packets that cause GnuPG to dereference a function pointer from deallocated stack memory.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of 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
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061201-01-P.asc
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Dec/0004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-03.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017349
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-047.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1231
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/427009 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:228
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.037.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0754.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453664/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453723/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21462 Vendor Advisory
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0070
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-393-1 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-393-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4881
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30711
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-835
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11245

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.2.4
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.2.5
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.2.6
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.2.7
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.3.3
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.3.4
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.1
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.2
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.2.1
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.2.2
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.3
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.4
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.4.5
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.9.10
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.9.15
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:1.9.20
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:2.0
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 cpe:/a:gnu:privacy_guard:2.0.1
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 cpe:/a:gpg4win:gpg4win:1.0.7
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0::advanced_server
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0::enterprise_server
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0::workstation
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core6
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 cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_5.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::itanium_processor
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 cpe:/o:rpath:linux:1
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 cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0
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 cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.10
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 cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:6.06
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6235
NVD Published Date:
12/07/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018