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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1797

The kernel in NetBSD-current before September 28, 2005 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by using the SIOCGIFALIAS ioctl to gather information on a non-existent alias of a network interface, which causes a NULL pointer dereference.
Publish Date : 2006-04-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1797

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Netbsd Netbsd 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 10

- References For CVE-2006-1797

http://www.osvdb.org/24578
OSVDB 24578
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25766
XF bsd-siocgifalias-ioctl-dos(25766)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/netbsd/2006-q2/0014.html
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2006-012
http://secunia.com/advisories/19615
SECUNIA 19615
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015908
SECTRACK 1015908
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17497
BID 17497 NetBSD SIOCGIFALIAS IOCTL Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-04-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1797

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


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