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CVE-2006-6318 Detail

Current Description

The show_elog_list function in elogd.c in elog 2.6.2 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by attempting to access a logbook whose name begins with "global," which results in a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


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Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires authentication only if the application is configured with a password. It is not, by default.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-11/0198.html
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=397875 Patch 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2060
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017450
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1242 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/451351 Exploit  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21028 Patch 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4423

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6318
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011
Source:
MITRE