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CVE-2006-6656 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in ptrace in NetBSD-current before 20061027, NetBSD 3.0 and 3.0.1 before 20061027, and NetBSD 2.x before 20061119 allows local users to read kernel memory and obtain sensitive information via certain manipulations of a PT_LWPINFO request, which leads to a memory leak and information leak.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2006-025.txt.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017292 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6656
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008