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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2769

The HTTP Inspect preprocessor (http_inspect) in Snort 2.4.0 through 2.4.4 allows remote attackers to bypass "uricontent" rules via a carriage return (\r) after the URL and before the HTTP declaration.
Publish Date : 2006-06-02 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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2769 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-2006-2769

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sourcefire Snort 2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sourcefire Snort 2.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sourcefire Snort 2.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sourcefire Snort 2.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sourcefire Snort 2.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sourcefire Snort 5

- References For CVE-2006-2769
BUGTRAQ 20060602 New Snort Bypass - Patch - Bypass of Patch
BUGTRAQ 20060603 Re: New Snort Bypass - Patch - Bypass of Patch
BUGTRAQ 20060602 Re: New Snort Bypass - Patch - Bypass of Patch
XF snort-uricontent-rule-bypass(26855)
BID 18200 Snort URIContent Rules Detection Evasion Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-20
MLIST [Snort-devel] 20060531 Snort Uricontent Bypass Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2006-2119
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:014
OSVDB 25837
BUGTRAQ 20060601 Snort HTTP Inspect Pre-Processor Uricontent Bypass

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2769

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