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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2447

SpamAssassin before 3.1.3, when running with vpopmail and the paranoid (-P) switch, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted message that is not properly handled when invoking spamd with the virtual pop username.
Publish Date : 2006-06-06 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
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 2006-06-01 2006-06-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2447 unix
RHSA-2006:0543: spamassassin security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060543 unix
SpamAssassin before 3.1.3, when running with vpopmail and the paranoid (-P) switch, allows remote attackers to execute a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9184 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-2006-2447

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Spamassassin 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Spamassassin 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Spamassassin 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Spamassassin 3

- References For CVE-2006-2447
VUPEN ADV-2006-2148
XF spamassassin-spamd-command-execution(27008)
TRUSTIX 2006-0034
BUGTRAQ 20060607 rPSA-2006-0096-1 spamassassin
BID 18290 SpamAssassin Vpopmail and Paranoid Switches Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-23
GENTOO GLSA-200606-09
SECTRACK 1016230
SECTRACK 1016235

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2447

SpamAssassin spamd Remote Command Execution
This module exploits a flaw in the SpamAssassin spamd service by specifying a malicious vpopmail User header, when running with vpopmail and paranoid modes enabled (non-default). Versions prior to v3.1.3 are vulnerable
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Unix

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