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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0917

Original release date: 02/28/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Melange Chat Server (aka M-Chat), when accessed via a web browser, automatically sends cookies and other sensitive information for a server to any port specified in the associated link, which allows local users on that server to read the cookies from HTTP headers and possibly gain sensitive information, such as credentials, by setting up a listening port and reading the credentials when the victim clicks on the link.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.oh2600.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=43
External Source: SREASON
Name: 463
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060221 grab cookie information with Melange Chat Server 1.10
External Source: XF
Name: melange-chat-command-information-disclosure(24868)
External Source: BID
Name: 16747
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18984
Type: Advisory

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