Upstream information

CVE-2006-6772 at MITRE

Description

Format string vulnerability in the inputAnswer function in file.c in w3m before 0.5.2, when run with the dump or backend option, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the Common Name (CN) field of an SSL certificate associated with an https URL.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 230775 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • w3m >= 0.5.2-132.1.37
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA w3m
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • w3m >= 0.5.2-132.2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA w3m
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • w3m >= 0.5.2-132.2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA w3m
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • w3m >= 0.5.2-132.2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA w3m
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • w3m >= 0.5.1-6.2
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • w3m >= 0.5.1-19.5
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • w3m >= 0.5.1-4.2
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • w3m >= 0.3.1-205
slrs8.x86
core9.s390
sles10.s390x
sles9-oes.x86
sled10.x86
ul1.s390
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2439
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • w3m >= 0.4.1_m17n_20030308-201.3
slrs8.x86
core9.s390
sles10.s390x
sles9-oes.x86
sled10.x86
ul1.s390
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2439