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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2659

libs/comverp.c in Courier MTA before 0.53.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via unknown vectors involving usernames that contain the "=" (equals) character, which is not properly handled during encoding.
Publish Date : 2006-05-30 Last Update Date : 2011-09-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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-2006-2659

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.37.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.38.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.43.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.43.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 0.44.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Double Precision Incorporated Courier Mta 8

- References For CVE-2006-2659

http://secunia.com/advisories/21350
SECUNIA 21350
http://secunia.com/advisories/20548
SECUNIA 20548
http://secunia.com/advisories/20792
SECUNIA 20792
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200608-06
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016248
SECTRACK 1016248
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1101
DEBIAN DSA-1101
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-294-1
UBUNTU USN-294-1
http://www.courier-mta.org/beta/patches/verp-fix/README.txt CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18345
BID 18345 Courier Mail Server Username Encoding Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-16
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/26998
XF courier-usernames-dos(26998)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2214
VUPEN ADV-2006-2214
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=368834 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/20519
SECUNIA 20519

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2659

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


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