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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6296

The RpcGetPrinterData function in the Print Spooler (spoolsv.exe) service in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 and earlier, and possibly Windows XP SP1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an RPC request that specifies a large 'offered' value (output buffer size), a variant of CVE-2005-3644.
Publish Date : 2006-12-05 Last Update Date : 2010-10-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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-2006-6296

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 FR Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Datacenter Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Tablet Pc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 5
Microsoft Windows Xp 1

- References For CVE-2006-6296
MILW0RM 2879
SECTRACK 1017330
VUPEN ADV-2006-4827
BID 21401 Microsoft Windows Print Spooler GetPrinterData Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-04
XF windows-printspooler-dos(30717)
CERT-VN VU#914617

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6296

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