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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0052

The attachment scrubber ( in Mailman 2.1.5 and earlier, when using Python's library email module 2.5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mailing list delivery failure) via a multipart MIME message with a single part that has two blank lines between the first boundary and the end boundary.
Publish Date : 2006-03-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-03-28 2005-06-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-0052 unix
RHSA-2006:0486: mailman security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060486 unix
The attachment scrubber ( in Mailman 2.1.5 and earlier, when using Python's library email module 2.5, allows... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9475 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-2006-0052

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Mailman 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Mailman 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Mailman 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Mailman 2.1b1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Mailman 27

- References For CVE-2006-0052
BID 17311 GNU Mailman Attachment Scrubber Malformed MIME Message Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-15
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0486
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:008
SGI 20060602-01-U

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0052

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