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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5925

Original release date: 11/15/2006
Last revised: 12/28/2010


Links web browser 1.00pre12 and Elinks 0.9.2 with smbclient installed allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in an smb:// URI, as demonstrated by using PUT and GET statements.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.elinks.cz/show_bug.cgi?id=841
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11213
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1228
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:027
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200612-16
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1226
External Source: BID
Name: 21082
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1240
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0005
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017233
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:216
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0742
External Source: XF
Name: links-smbclient-command-execution(30299)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017232
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-27
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20061115 Links smbclient command execution
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061115 Links smbclient command execution

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11213
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:links:links:1.00pre12
* cpe:/a:elinks:elinks:0.9.2

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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