ID CVE-2006-4655
Summary Buffer overflow in the Strcmp function in the XKEYBOARD extension in X Window System X11R6.4 and earlier, as used in SCO UnixWare 7.1.3 and Sun Solaris 8 through 10, allows local users to gain privileges via a long _XKB_CHARSET environment variable value.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:sco:unixware:7.1.3
    cpe:2.3:o:sco:unixware:7.1.3
  • cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:-:sparc
    cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:-:sparc
  • cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:-:x86
    cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:-:x86
  • cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:-:sparc
    cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:-:sparc
  • cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:-:x86
    cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:-:x86
  • cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:-:sparc
    cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:-:sparc
  • cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:-:x86
    cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:-:x86
CVSS
Base: 4.6 (as of 11-09-2006 - 18:04)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
exploit-db via4
  • description X11R6. CVE-2006-4655. Local exploit for solaris platform
    id EDB-ID:2360
    last seen 2016-01-31
    modified 2006-09-13
    published 2006-09-13
    reporter Marco Ivaldi
    source https://www.exploit-db.com/download/2360/
    title X11R6 <= 6.4 XKEYBOARD - Local Buffer Overflow Exploit solaris/sparc
  • description X11R6. CVE-2006-4655. Local exploit for solaris platform
    id EDB-ID:2331
    last seen 2016-01-31
    modified 2006-09-08
    published 2006-09-08
    reporter RISE Security
    source https://www.exploit-db.com/download/2331/
    title X11R6 <= 6.4 XKEYBOARD - Local Buffer Overflow Exploit solaris/x86
oval via4
accepted 2007-09-27T08:57:41.950-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
name Pai Peng
organization Opsware, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment Solaris 8 (SPARC) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1539
  • comment Solaris 9 (SPARC) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1457
  • comment Solaris 10 (SPARC) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1440
  • comment Solaris 8 (x86) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2059
  • comment Solaris 9 (x86) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1683
  • comment Solaris 10 (x86) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1926
description Buffer overflow in the Strcmp function in the XKEYBOARD extension in X Window System X11R6.4 and earlier, as used in SCO UnixWare 7.1.3 and Sun Solaris 8 through 10, allows local users to gain privileges via a long _XKB_CHARSET environment variable value.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1798
status accepted
submitted 2007-08-10T12:25:24.000-04:00
title Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in libX11
version 32
refmap via4
bid 19905
bugtraq 20060908 [RISE-2006001] X11R6 XKEYBOARD extension Strcmp() buffer overflow
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-195.htm
misc http://www.risesecurity.org/advisory/RISE-2006001.txt
sectrack 1016806
secunia
  • 21815
  • 21845
  • 21856
  • 21993
sreason 1545
sunalert 102570
vupen
  • ADV-2006-3525
  • ADV-2006-3529
xf xorg-libx11-xkeyboard-bo(28820)
Last major update 07-03-2011 - 21:41
Published 08-09-2006 - 20:04
Last modified 17-10-2018 - 17:38
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