CVE-2006-4573

NameCVE-2006-4573
DescriptionMultiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the "utf8 combining characters handling" (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before 4.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1202-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs395225, 395999

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
screen (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy4.1.0~20120320gitdb59704-7+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.2.1-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid4.4.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
screensource(unstable)4.0.3-0.1medium395225, 395999
screensourcesarge4.0.2-4.1sarge1lowDSA-1202-1

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