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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4250

Buffer overflow in man and mandb (man-db) 2.4.3 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments to the -H flag.
Publish Date : 2007-04-10 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 Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4250 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4250

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 R1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 14

- References For CVE-2006-4250
XF mandb-hflag-bo(33508)
VUPEN ADV-2007-1294
VUPEN ADV-2007-1295
BID 23355 Man Command -H Flag Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-04-20
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:007

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4250

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