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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0056

Original release date: 02/13/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Double free vulnerability in the authentication and authentication token alteration code in PAM-MySQL 0.6.x before 0.6.2 and 0.7.x before 0.7pre3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted passwords, which lead to a double free of a pointer that was created by the pam_get_item function. NOTE: this issue only occurs in certain configurations in which there are multiple PAM modules, PAM-MySQL is not evaluated first, and there are no requisite modules before PAM-MySQL.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://jvn.jp/cert/JVNVU%23693909/index.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0490
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 22994
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015603
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18598
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20690
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=499394
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 22995
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#693909
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200606-18
External Source: BID
Name: 16564
Type: Patch Information

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