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CVE-2006-6495 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in ld.so.1 in Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via large precision padding values in a format string specifier in the format parameter of the doprf function. NOTE: this issue normally does not cross privilege boundaries, except in cases of external introduction of malicious message files, or if it is leveraged with other vulnerabilities such as CVE-2006-6494.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=450 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017376
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102724-1 Patch
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-019.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21564
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4979
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30848
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1909

Technical Details

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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-2006-6495
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018