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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3840

The SMB Mailslot parsing functionality in PAM in multiple ISS products with XPU (24.39/1.78/epj/x.x.x.1780), including Proventia A, G, M, Server, and Desktop, BlackICE PC and Server Protection 3.6, and RealSecure 7.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted SMB packet that is not properly handled by the SMB_Mailslot_Heap_Overflow decode.
Publish Date : 2006-07-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3840

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application ISS Blackice Pc Protection 3.6cpk * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application ISS Blackice Server Protection 3.6cpk * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Hardware ISS Proventia A Series Xpu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application ISS Proventia Desktop 8.0.675.1790 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application ISS Proventia Desktop 8.0.812.1790 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Hardware ISS Proventia G Series Xpu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Hardware ISS Proventia M Series Xpu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Hardware ISS Proventia Server 1.0.914.1880 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application ISS Realsecure Desktop 7.0epk * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application ISS Realsecure Network 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application ISS Realsecure Server Sensor 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
ISS Blackice Pc Protection 1
ISS Blackice Server Protection 1
ISS Proventia A Series Xpu 1
ISS Proventia Desktop 2
ISS Proventia G Series Xpu 1
ISS Proventia M Series Xpu 1
ISS Proventia Server 1
ISS Realsecure Desktop 1
ISS Realsecure Network 1
ISS Realsecure Server Sensor 1

- References For CVE-2006-3840
BUGTRAQ 20060727 NSFOCUS SA2006-07 : ISS RealSecure/BlackICE MailSlot Heap Overflow Detection Remote DoS Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2006-2996
SECTRACK 1016591
ISS 20060726 Protocol Parsing Bug in SMB Mailslot Parsing in ISS Products
BID 19178 Internet Security Systems SMB Mailslot Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-07-28
SECTRACK 1016592
XF pam-smb-mailslot-dos(27965)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3840

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