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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4178

Integer signedness error 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) via unspecified arguments that use negative signed integers to cause the bzero function to be called with a large length parameter, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-4172.
Publish Date : 2006-09-26 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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4178

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 5

- References For CVE-2006-4178
BID 20158 FreeBSD I386_Set_LDT() Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-09-26
SECTRACK 1016927
IDEFENSE 20060923 FreeBSD i386_set_ldt Integer Signedness Vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20060925 iDefense Security Advisory 09.23.06: FreeBSD i386_set_ldt Integer Signedness Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4178

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