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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5601

Stack-based buffer overflow in the eap_do_notify function in eap.c in xsupplicant before 1.2.6, and possibly other versions, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2006-10-27 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5601 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5601

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 0.8b Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.0pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.0pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xsupplicant Xsupplicant 16

- References For CVE-2006-5601
VUPEN ADV-2006-4233
XF xsupplicant-eapdo-bo(29902) CONFIRM
BID 20775 Xsupplicant Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-25
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:001

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5601

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