Executive Summary

Name CVE-2006-6679 First vendor Publication 2006-12-21
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-11-13

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:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Pedro Lineu Orso chetcpasswd before 2.4 relies on the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header when verifying a client's status on an IP address ACL, which allows remote attackers to gain unauthorized access by spoofing this header.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6679

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-1 Accessing Functionality Not Properly Constrained by ACLs
CAPEC-13 Subverting Environment Variable Values
CAPEC-17 Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
CAPEC-39 Manipulating Opaque Client-based Data Tokens
CAPEC-45 Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
CAPEC-51 Poison Web Service Registry
CAPEC-59 Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
CAPEC-60 Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
CAPEC-76 Manipulating Input to File System Calls
CAPEC-77 Manipulating User-Controlled Variables
CAPEC-87 Forceful Browsing
CAPEC-104 Cross Zone Scripting

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 4
Application 1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
30544 chetcpasswd X-Forwarded-For HTTP Header IP Address Bypass

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2014-01-10 chetcpasswd access
RuleID : 10999 - Revision : 14 - Type : SERVER-WEBAPP

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21102
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=116371297325564&w=2
CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=68912&release_id=46...
MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=394454
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/30544
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/22967
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30451

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