CVE-2006-6105

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the host chooser window (gdmchooser) in GNOME Foundation Display Manager (gdm) allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a hostname, which are used in an error dialog.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 15, 2006
Last ModifiedJuly 20, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationSINGLE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.3
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.1
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationGnomeGdm2.14.1*******
    2.3ApplicationGnomeGdm2.16*******
    2.3ApplicationGnomeGdm2.16.1*******
    2.3ApplicationGnomeGdm2.16.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnome Gdm 2.14.1, 2.16, 2.16.1, 2.16.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://ftp.acc.umu.se/pub/GNOME/sources/gdm/2.17/gdm-2.17.4.newshttp://ftp.acc.umu.se/pub/GNOME/sources/gdm/2.17/gdm-2.17.4.newsCONFIRM
20061214 GNOME Foundation Display Manager gdmchooser Format String Vulnerabilityhttp://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=453IDEFENSEVendor Advisory
23381http://secunia.com/advisories/23381SECUNIA
23385http://secunia.com/advisories/23385SECUNIA
23387http://secunia.com/advisories/23387SECUNIA
23409http://secunia.com/advisories/23409SECUNIA
1017320http://securitytracker.com/id?1017320SECTRACKPATCH
1017383http://securitytracker.com/id?1017383SECTRACK
MDKSA-2006:231http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:231MANDRIVA
SUSE-SR:2006:029http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_29_sr.htmlSUSE
30848http://www.osvdb.org/30848OSVDB
21597http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21597BIDPATCH
USN-396-1http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-396-1UBUNTU
ADV-2006-5015http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5015VUPEN
gdmchooser-host-chooser-format-string(30896)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30896XF