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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3242

Stack-based buffer overflow in the browse_get_namespace function in imap/browse.c of Mutt 1.4.2.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via long namespaces received from the IMAP server.
Publish Date : 2006-06-27 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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) 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 2006-06-27 2006-06-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3242 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20063242 unix
RHSA-2006:0577: mutt security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060577 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in the browse_get_namespace function in imap/browse.c of Mutt 1.4.2.1 and earlier allows rem... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10826 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-2006-3242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mutt Mutt 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mutt Mutt 1.4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mutt Mutt 2

- References For CVE-2006-3242

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060701-01-U
SGI 20060701-01-U
http://secunia.com/advisories/20836
SECUNIA 20836
http://secunia.com/advisories/20854
SECUNIA 20854
http://secunia.com/advisories/20879
SECUNIA 20879
http://secunia.com/advisories/20887
SECUNIA 20887
http://secunia.com/advisories/21220
SECUNIA 21220
http://secunia.com/advisories/21135
SECUNIA 21135
http://secunia.com/advisories/21124
SECUNIA 21124
http://secunia.com/advisories/21039
SECUNIA 21039
http://secunia.com/advisories/20960
SECUNIA 20960
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.472221
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-207-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/20895
SECUNIA 20895
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016482
SECTRACK 1016482
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1108
DEBIAN DSA-1108
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-27.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200606-27
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:115
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:115
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0577.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0577
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.013-mutt.html
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.013
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438712/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060629 rPSA-2006-0116-1 mutt
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0038
TRUSTIX 2006-0038
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-307-1
UBUNTU USN-307-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/27428
XF mutt-imap-namespace-bo(27428)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-471 CONFIRM
http://dev.mutt.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=mutt/.git;a=commit;h=dc0272b749f0e2b102973b7ac43dbd3908507540 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/20810
SECUNIA 20810
http://dev.mutt.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/mutt/imap/browse.c?r1=1.34.2.2&r2=1.34.2.3 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2522
VUPEN ADV-2006-2522
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18642
BID 18642 Mutt BROWSE_GET_NAMESPACE IMAP Namespace Processing Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-09-04

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3242

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


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