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CVE-2006-6494 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in ld.so.1 in Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the LANG environment variable that points to a locale file containing attacker-controlled format string specifiers.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=449 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017376
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102724-1 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21564
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4979
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30849
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2121

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6494
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018