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CVE-2006-6660 Detail

Description

The nodeType function in KDE libkhtml 4.2.0 and earlier, as used by Konquerer, KMail, and other programs, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed HTML tags, possibly involving a COL SPAN tag embedded in a RANGE tag.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/20/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6660
Original release date:
12/20/2006
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/02/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of KDE as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/21662.html Exploit External Source MISC http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/21662.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21662 Exploit External Source BID 21662
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5071 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-5071

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:libkhtml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.2.0

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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