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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
Description Last Modified:  03/07/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0293.html Exploit
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2347
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448766/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448768/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20539
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7139
NVD Published Date:
03/07/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018