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CVE-2006-7139 Detail

Description

Kmail 1.9.1 on KDE 3.5.2, with "Prefer HTML to Plain Text" enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an HTML e-mail with certain table and frameset tags that trigger a segmentation fault, possibly involving invalid free or delete operations.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/07/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7139
Original release date:
03/07/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/08/2007)

Not vulnerable. Our testing found that this issue did not affect the versions of Kmail as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0293.html Exploit External Source FULLDISC 20061014 Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2347 External Source SREASON 2347
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:006
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/448766/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061015 Re: [Full-disclosure] Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/448768/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20061014 Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20539 External Source BID 20539
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29557 External Source XF kmail-table-frameset-dos(29557)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:k-mail:1.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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