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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7139

Kmail 1.9.1 on KDE 3.5.2, with "Prefer HTML to Plain Text" enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an HTML e-mail with certain table and frameset tags that trigger a segmentation fault, possibly involving invalid free or delete operations.
Publish Date : 2007-03-07 Last Update Date : 2009-03-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. Our testing found that this issue did not affect the versions of Kmail as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-7139

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application KDE K-mail 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE K-mail 1

- References For CVE-2006-7139

http://secunia.com/advisories/24889
SECUNIA 24889
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2347
SREASON 2347
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:006
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/448766/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061015 Re: [Full-disclosure] Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/448768/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061014 Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20539
BID 20539 KMail HTML Element Handling Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-04-16
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29557
XF kmail-table-frameset-dos(29557)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0293.html
FULLDISC 20061014 Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7139

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


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