Vulnerability CVE-2006-7139


Published: 2007-03-07   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Kmail 1.9.1 on KDE 3.5.2, with "Prefer HTML to Plain Text" enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an HTML e-mail with certain table and frameset tags that trigger a segmentation fault, possibly involving invalid free or delete operations.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Kmail <= 1.9.1 (table/frameset) DOS
nnp
09.03.2007

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.6/10
2.9/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
KDE -> K-mail 

 References:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0293.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2347
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448766/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448768/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20539
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29557

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