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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4172

Integer overflow vulnerability in the i386_set_ldt call in FreeBSD 5.5, and possibly earlier versions down to 5.2, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-4178.
Publish Date : 2006-09-25 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4172

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 5

- References For CVE-2006-4172
XF freebsd-i386setldt-overflow(29132)
BID 20158 FreeBSD I386_Set_LDT() Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-09-26
IDEFENSE 20060923 FreeBSD i386_set_ldt Integer Overflow Vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20060923 [RISE-2006002] FreeBSD 5.x kernel i386_set_ldt() integer overflow vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20060925 iDefense Security Advisory 09.23.06: FreeBSD i386_set_ldt Integer Overflow Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1016928
SECTRACK 1016926

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4172

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