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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1173

Sendmail before 8.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via deeply nested, malformed multipart MIME messages that exhaust the stack during the recursive mime8to7 function for performing 8-bit to 7-bit conversion, which prevents Sendmail from delivering queued messages and might lead to disk consumption by core dump files.
Publish Date : 2006-06-07 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-05-09 2006-06-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-1173 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20061173 unix
RHSA-2006:0515: sendmail security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060515 unix
Sendmail before 8.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via deeply nested, malformed multipart MIME ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11253 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-2006-1173

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sendmail Sendmail 41

- References For CVE-2006-1173

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2390
VUPEN ADV-2006-2390
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27128
XF sendmail-multipart-mime-dos(27128)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3135
VUPEN ADV-2006-3135
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2798
VUPEN ADV-2006-2798
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2389
VUPEN ADV-2006-2389
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18433
BID 18433 Sendmail Malformed MIME Message Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-03
http://www.sendmail.com/security/advisories/SA-200605-01.txt.asc CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2189
VUPEN ADV-2006-2189
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2351
VUPEN ADV-2006-2351
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2388
VUPEN ADV-2006-2388
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/442939/100/0/threaded
HP HPSBUX02124
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440744/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060721 rPSA-2006-0134-1 sendmail sendmail-cf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438241/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060621 Re: Sendmail MIME DoS vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438330/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060624 Re: Sendmail MIME DoS vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/437928/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060620 Sendmail MIME DoS vulnerability
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0515.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0515
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/146718
CERT-VN VU#146718
http://www.openbsd.org/errata38.html#sendmail2
OPENBSD [3.8] 008: SECURITY FIX: June 15, 2006
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:104
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:104
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200606-19
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=IY85930&apar=only
AIXAPAR IY85930
http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/advisory/FG-2006-18.html CONFIRM
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-5.shtml CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1155
DEBIAN DSA-1155
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.631382
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-166-01
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=IY85415&apar=only
AIXAPAR IY85415
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102460-1
SUNALERT 102460
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Jun/0006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:032
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-148.htm CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016295
SECTRACK 1016295
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00692635
HP HPSBTU02116
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060602-01-U.asc
SGI 20060602-01-U
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:17.sendmail.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:17.sendmail
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060601-01-P
SGI 20060601-01-P
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-526 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1173

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


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