Vulnerability CVE-2006-5647


Published: 2006-11-01   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Sophos Anti-Virus and Endpoint Security before 6.0.5, Anti-Virus for Linux before 5.0.10, and other platforms before 4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed CHM file with a large name length in the CHM chunk header, aka "CHM name length memory consumption vulnerability."

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Sophos -> Anti-virus 
Sophos -> Endpoint security 

 References:
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4239
http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/7609.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20816
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017132
http://secunia.com/advisories/22591
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=451

Copyright 2022, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top