CVE-2006-6719 Detail

Current Description

The ftp_syst function in ftp-basic.c in Free Software Foundation (FSF) GNU wget 1.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malicious FTP server with a large number of blank 220 responses to the SYST command.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (10/07/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=221459 We do not consider a crash of a client application such as wget to be a security issue. This flaw was fixed in wget shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 before the initial release of the product. Version of wget shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 are affected by this bug.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:017
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21650 Exploit 
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-930
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/2947

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6719
NVD Published Date:
12/23/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2017
Source:
MITRE