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CVE-2006-6296 Detail

Current Description

The RpcGetPrinterData function in the Print Spooler (spoolsv.exe) service in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 and earlier, and possibly Windows XP SP1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an RPC request that specifies a large 'offered' value (output buffer size), a variant of CVE-2005-3644.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/05/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20051116.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017330
http://www.eeye.com/Resources/Security-Center/Research/Zero-Day-Tracker/2005/20051116
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/914617 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21401 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4827 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30717
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/2879

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6296
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2017