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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2941

Mailman before 2.1.9rc1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors involving "standards-breaking RFC 2231 formatted headers".
Publish Date : 2006-09-06 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-07-11 2006-09-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2941 unix
Mailman before 2.1.9rc1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors involving "standard... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9912 unix
RHSA-2006:0600: mailman security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060600 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-2006-2941

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Mailman 2.1b1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Mailman 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.1 Beta1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Mailman * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Mailman 12

- References For CVE-2006-2941
MLIST [Mailman-Announce] 20060913 RELEASED: Mailman 2.1.9
SECTRACK 1016808
BID 19831 GNU Mailman Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-12-15
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0600
GENTOO GLSA-200609-12
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:025
VUPEN ADV-2006-3446
XF mailman-headers-dos(28732)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9912

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2941

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