Stack-based buffer overflow in Novell GroupWise Messenger before 2.0 Public Beta 2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Accept-Language value without a comma or semicolon. NOTE: due to a typo, the original ZDI advisory accidentally referenced CVE-2006-0092. This is the correct identifier.
Published 2006-04-14 10:02:00
Updated 2018-10-18 16:30:07
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-0992

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2006-0992

  • Novell Messenger Server 2.0 Accept-Language Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2006-04-13
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Novell GroupWise Messenger Server v2.0. This flaw is triggered by any HTTP request with an Accept-Language header greater than 16 bytes. To overwrite the return address on the stack, we must first pass a memcp

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-0992

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Products affected by CVE-2006-0992

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