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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0300

Buffer overflow in tar 1.14 through 1.15.90 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute code via unspecified vectors involving PAX extended headers.
Publish Date : 2006-02-23 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-02-02 2005-06-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in tar 1.14 through 1.15.90 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application cra... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9295 unix
RHSA-2006:0232: tar security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060232 unix
Security Vulnerability in GNU tar May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution or Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5252 unix
Security Vulnerability in GNU tar May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution or Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5978 unix
Security Vulnerability in GNU tar May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution or Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5993 unix
Security Vulnerability in GNU tar May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution or Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6094 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0300

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU TAR 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU TAR 1.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU TAR 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU TAR 1.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU TAR 1.15.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU TAR 5

- References For CVE-2006-0300

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24855
XF gnu-tar-pax-headers-bo(24855)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2518
VUPEN ADV-2008-2518
http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:046
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:046
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0930
VUPEN ADV-2007-0930
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1470
VUPEN ADV-2007-1470
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0684
VUPEN ADV-2006-0684
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-109A.html
CERT TA07-109A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-072A.html
CERT TA07-072A
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-257-1
UBUNTU USN-257-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/430299/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:183571-2
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0010
TRUSTIX 2006-0010
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16764
BID 16764 GNU Tar Invalid Headers Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-30
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0232.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0232
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2006.006-tar.html
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.006
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200603-06
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_05_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:005
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-987
DEBIAN DSA-987
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-241646-1
SUNALERT 241646
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015705
SECTRACK 1015705
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/543
SREASON 543
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/480
SREASON 480
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2006-02/msg00051.html
MLIST [Bug-tar] 20060220 tar 1.15.90 released
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Mar/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-03-13
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305391 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2007/Apr/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-04-19
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0300

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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