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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6418

Buffer overflow in the POSIX Threads library (libpthread) on HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F PK8, 4.0G PK4, and 5.1A PK6 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long PTHREAD_CONFIG environment variable.
Publish Date : 2006-12-10 Last Update Date : 2011-03-25
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6418

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS HP Tru64 4.0f PK8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS HP Tru64 4.0g PK4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS HP Tru64 5.1a PK6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Tru64 3

- References For CVE-2006-6418

http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00800193
HP SSRT061222
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30178
XF hptru64-libpthread-bo(30178)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4483
VUPEN ADV-2006-4483
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21035
BID 21035 HP Tru64 POSIX Threads Library Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-01-02
http://www.netragard.com/pdfs/research/HP-TRU64-LIBPTHREAD-20060811.txt
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017211
SECTRACK 1017211
http://secunia.com/advisories/22743
SECUNIA 22743

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6418

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


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