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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0043

Buffer overflow in the realpath function in nfs-server rpc.mountd, as used in SUSE Linux 9.1 through 10.0, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving mount requests and symlinks.
Publish Date : 2006-01-30 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0043

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Suse Suse Linux 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 Personal Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 Personal Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 Personal Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Suse Suse Linux 10.0 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Suse Suse Linux 11

- References For CVE-2006-0043
VUPEN ADV-2006-0348
BID 16388 NFS-SERVER Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-13
XF nfs-rpcmountd-realpath-bo(24347)
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:005

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0043

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