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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3159

pipe_master in Sun ONE/iPlanet Messaging Server 5.2 HotFix 1.16 (built May 14 2003) allows local users to read portions of restricted files via a symlink attack on msg.conf in a directory identified by the CONFIGROOT environment variable, which returns the first line of the file in an error message.
Publish Date : 2006-06-22 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN Iplanet Messaging Server 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN One Messaging Server 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Iplanet Messaging Server 1
SUN One Messaging Server 1

- References For CVE-2006-3159
XF iplanet-msgconf-symlink(27220)
VUPEN ADV-2006-2633
BID 18749 iPlanet/Sun Java Messaging Server Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-28
SECTRACK 1016312
SECTRACK 1016416
FULLDISC 20060614 Sun iPlanet Messaging Server 5.2 root password compromise

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3159

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