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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2655

The build process for ypserv in FreeBSD 5.3 up to 6.1 accidentally disables access restrictions when using the /var/yp/securenets file, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
Publish Date : 2006-06-01 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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2655

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.0 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.0 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.1 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 15

- References For CVE-2006-2655
OSVDB 25852
XF freebsd-ypserv-security-bypass(26792)
BID 18204 FreeBSD YPServ Inoperative Access Control Vulnerability Release Date:2006-06-01
SECTRACK 1016193

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2655

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