Executive Summary

Name CVE-2006-5466 First vendor Publication 2006-11-06
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2011-03-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 5.4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 4.9 Authentication None Required
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Heap-based buffer overflow in the showQueryPackage function in librpm in RPM Package Manager 4.4.8, when the LANG environment variable is set to ru_RU.UTF-8, might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted RPM packages.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5466

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-24 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200611-08 (rpm)
File : nvt/glsa_200611_08.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
30209 RPM Package Manager showQueryPackage Function Overflow

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2007-11-10 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-378-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-02-18 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2006-200.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-11-20 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200611-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20906
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-08.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:200
MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=212833
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1017160
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/22740
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-378-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4350

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