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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3740

Integer overflow in the scan_cidfont function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) CMap and (2) CIDFont font data with modified item counts in the (a) begincodespacerange, (b) cidrange, and (c) notdefrange sections.
Publish Date : 2006-09-12 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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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-2006-3740 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20063740 unix
Integer overflow in the scan_cidfont function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrar... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9454 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-2006-3740

# 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-2006-3740

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28890
XF xorg-server-scancidfont-overflow(28890)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-614 CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3581
VUPEN ADV-2006-3581
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3582
VUPEN ADV-2006-3582
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0322
VUPEN ADV-2007-0322
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1171
VUPEN ADV-2007-1171
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.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464268/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates
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.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-344-1
UBUNTU USN-344-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0666.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0666
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1193
DEBIAN DSA-1193
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=411
IDEFENSE 20060912 Multiple Vendor X Server CID-keyed Fonts 'scan_cidfont()' Integer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:164
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:164
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0665.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0665
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-190.htm CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-191.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102780-1
SUNALERT 102780
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016828
SECTRACK 1016828
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200609-07

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3740

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


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