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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 : 2018-10-18
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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 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 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 Beta12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta10 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 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
VUPEN ADV-2006-2388
SGI 20060602-01-U
VUPEN ADV-2006-2389
VUPEN ADV-2006-2390
VUPEN ADV-2006-2798
VUPEN ADV-2006-3135
XF sendmail-multipart-mime-dos(27128) CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2006-2189
VUPEN ADV-2006-2351
BID 18433 Sendmail Malformed MIME Message Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-03
BUGTRAQ 20060721 rPSA-2006-0134-1 sendmail sendmail-cf
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0515
BUGTRAQ 20060620 Sendmail MIME DoS vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20060621 Re: Sendmail MIME DoS vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20060624 Re: Sendmail MIME DoS vulnerability
OPENBSD [3.8] 008: SECURITY FIX: June 15, 2006 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200606-19
CERT-VN VU#146718
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-166-01
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:032
SECTRACK 1016295
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:17.sendmail
SGI 20060601-01-P

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1173

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