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CVE-2006-6654 Detail

Current Description

The sendmsg function in NetBSD-current before 20061023, NetBSD 3.0 and 3.0.1 before 20061024, and NetBSD 2.x before 20061029, when run on a 64-bit architecture, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via an invalid msg_controllen parameter to the sendit function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2006-026.txt.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017293 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6654
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008