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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4304

Buffer overflow in the sppp driver in FreeBSD 4.11 through 6.1, NetBSD 2.0 through 4.0 beta before 20060823, and OpenBSD 3.8 and 3.9 before 20060902 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic), obtain sensitive information, and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted Link Control Protocol (LCP) packets with an option length that exceeds the overall length, which triggers the overflow in (1) pppoe and (2) ippp. NOTE: this issue was originally incorrectly reported for the ppp driver.
Publish Date : 2006-08-24 Last Update Date : 2017-07-20
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowObtain Information
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4304

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Netbsd Netbsd 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 6
Netbsd Netbsd 3
Openbsd Openbsd 2

- References For CVE-2006-4304
SECTRACK 1016745
OPENBSD [3.9] 20060902 009: SECURITY FIX: September 2, 2006
OPENBSD [3.8] 20060902 014: SECURITY FIX: September 2, 2006
BID 19684 NetBSD In-Kernel PPP Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-09-06
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2006-019
XF sppp4-lcp-bo(28562)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4304

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