CVE-2006-2659

NameCVE-2006-2659
Descriptionlibs/comverp.c in Courier MTA before 0.53.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via unknown vectors involving usernames that contain the "=" (equals) character, which is not properly handled during encoding.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1101
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs368834
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
courier (PTS)squeeze0.65.0-3fixed
wheezy0.68.2-1fixed
stretch, jessie, sid0.73.1-1.6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
couriersource(unstable)0.53.2-1high368834
couriersourcesarge0.47-4sarge5highDSA-1101
couriersourcewoody0.37.3-2.9highDSA-1101

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