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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0224

Original release date: 01/24/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in Library of Assorted Spiffy Things (LibAST) 0.6.1 and earlier, as used in Eterm and possibly other software, allows local users to execute arbitrary code as the utmp user via a long -X command line argument (alternative configuration file name).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200601-14
External Source: SREASON
Name: 373
External Source: XF
Name: eterm-libast-filename-bo(24303)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:029
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.rosiello.org/en/read_bugs.php?id=25
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060123 LibAST 0.7 Release Fixes Security Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 16350
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0314
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-976
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060123 [ Rosiello Security ] Eterm-LibAST Advisory
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://freshmeat.net/projects/libast/?branch_id=17907&release_id=217840
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060125 Rosiello Security - Eterm-LibAST Advisory
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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