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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0761

Original release date: 02/17/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in BlackBerry Attachment Service in Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry Enterprise Server 2.2 and 4.0 before SP3 Hotfix 4 for IBM Lotus Domino, 3.6 before SP7 and 5.0 before SP3 Hotfix 3 for Microsoft Exchangem, and 4.0 for Novell GroupWise before SP3 Hotfix 1 might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the server via a crafted Microsoft Word document that is opened on a wireless device.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060210 Corrupt Word file may cause buffer overflow in the Blackberry Attachment Service
External Source: BID
Name: 16590
External Source: XF
Name: blackberry-attachment-word-bo(24629)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0530
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/8021/8149/8052/Support_-_Corrupt_Word_file_may_cause_buffer_overflow_in_the_BlackBerry_Attachment_Service.html?nodeid=1181753&vernum=2

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