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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0855

Original release date: 02/23/2006
Last revised: 08/01/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the fullpath function in misc.c for zoo 2.10 and earlier, as used in products such as Barracuda Spam Firewall, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ZOO file that causes the combine function to return a longer string than expected.


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: MISC
Name: http://www.guay-leroux.com/projects/zoo-advisory.txt
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:006
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 16790
External Source: XF
Name: zoo-misc-bo(24904)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.guay-leroux.com/projects/barracuda-advisory-ZOO.txt
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015866
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0705
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 546
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200603-05
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1220
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060223 zoo contains exploitable buffer overflows
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015668
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:005
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-991
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060403 Barracuda ZOO archiver security bug leads to remote compromise
Type: Advisory; Exploit

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:rahul_dhesi:zoo:2.10 and previous versions

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