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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0176

Original release date: 01/11/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Buffer overflow in certain functions in src/fileio.c and src/unix/fileio.c in xmame before 11 January 2006 may allow local users to gain privileges via a long (1) -lang, (2) -ctrlr, (3) -pb, or (4) -rec argument on many operating systems, and via a long (5) -jdev argument on Ubuntu Linux.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally 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: CONFIRM
Name: http://x.mame.net/changes-unix.html
External Source: XF
Name: xmame-multiple-parameters-bo(24102)
External Source: BID
Name: 16203
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060110 mysec.org Security Advisory : Xmame buffer overflow, with a possibility of privilege escalation
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060110 mysec.org Security Advisory : Xmame buffer overflow, with a possibility of privilege escalation.

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