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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3739

Integer overflow in the CIDAFM function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files with a modified number of character metrics (StartCharMetrics), which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2006-09-12 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute 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 important 2006-08-29 2006-09-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3739 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20063739 unix
Integer overflow in the CIDAFM function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10305 unix
RHSA-2006:0665: xorg-x11 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060665 unix
RHSA-2006:0666: XFree86 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060666 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-2006-3739

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application X.org X.org 6.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 X Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
X.org X.org 1
Xfree86 Project Xfree86 X 1

- References For CVE-2006-3739

http://secunia.com/advisories/21864
SECUNIA 21864
http://secunia.com/advisories/21889
SECUNIA 21889
http://secunia.com/advisories/21894
SECUNIA 21894
http://secunia.com/advisories/21890
SECUNIA 21890
http://secunia.com/advisories/21900
SECUNIA 21900
http://secunia.com/advisories/21904
SECUNIA 21904
http://secunia.com/advisories/21908
SECUNIA 21908
http://secunia.com/advisories/21924
SECUNIA 21924
http://secunia.com/advisories/22080
SECUNIA 22080
http://secunia.com/advisories/22141
SECUNIA 22141
http://secunia.com/advisories/22332
SECUNIA 22332
http://secunia.com/advisories/22560
SECUNIA 22560
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200609-07
http://secunia.com/advisories/24636
SECUNIA 24636
http://secunia.com/advisories/23899
SECUNIA 23899
http://secunia.com/advisories/23033
SECUNIA 23033
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016828
SECTRACK 1016828
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102714-1
SUNALERT 102714
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-190.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102780-1
SUNALERT 102780
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1193
DEBIAN DSA-1193
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-191.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3581
VUPEN ADV-2006-3581
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3582
VUPEN ADV-2006-3582
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0322
VUPEN ADV-2007-0322
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1171
VUPEN ADV-2007-1171
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:164
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:164
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/445812/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060912 rPSA-2006-0167-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19974
BID 19974 X.Org LibXfont CID Font File Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464268/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-344-1
UBUNTU USN-344-1
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-614 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/28899
XF xorg-server-cidafm-overflow(28899)
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=412
IDEFENSE 20060912 Multiple Vendor X Server CID-keyed Fonts 'CIDAFM()' Integer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0665.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0665
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0666.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0666

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3739

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


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