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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5276

Original release date: 02/19/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the DCE/RPC preprocessor in Snort before, and 2.7 before beta 2; and Sourcefire Intrusion Sensor; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted SMB traffic.


All affected Sourcefire Intrustion Sensor products are only vulnerable if they are used with SEUs prior to SEU 64.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www116.nortelnetworks.com/pub/repository/CLARIFY/DOCUMENT/2007/08/021923-01.pdf
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0668
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#196240
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.snort.org/docs/advisory-2007-02-19.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www130.nortelnetworks.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=540173
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2060
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=229265
External Source: XF
Name: smb-bo(31275)
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 3362
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0656
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017669
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200703-01
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070303 ERRATA: [ GLSA 200703-01 ] Snort: Remote execution of arbitrary code
External Source: ISS
Name: 20070219 Sourcefire Snort Remote Buffer Overflow
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-050A
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 22616
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017670

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