Sun Secure Global Desktop up to 4.3 unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability was found in Sun Secure Global Desktop up to 4.3 (Connectivity Software). It has been rated as critical. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was published 09/21/2006 by Marc Ruef with scip AG (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2006-4958 since 09/22/2006. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 22495 (Sun Secure Global Desktop / Tarantella < 4.20.983 Multiple XSS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses : XSS and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (29303), SecurityTracker (ID 1016900), Vulnerability Center (SBV-12858) and Tenable (22495). Similar entries are available at 2566, 2567, 2579 and 32534.






  • commercial


  • end of life

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.5
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 22495
Nessus Name: Sun Secure Global Desktop / Tarantella < 4.20.983 Multiple XSS
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Researcher: Marc Ruef
Organization: scip AG
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2006-4958 (🔍)
X-Force: 29303
SecurityTracker: 1016900 - Sun Secure Global Desktop Input Validation Holes Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Disclose System Information to Remote Users
Vulnerability Center: 12858 - Sun Secure Global Desktop Multiple Unspecified XSS Vulnerabilities, Medium
SecurityFocus: 20276 - Sun Secure Global Desktop Multiple Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 22037 - Sun Secure Global Desktop Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
OSVDB: 29226 - Sun Secure Global Desktop test-cgi XSS
Vupen: ADV-2006-3739

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Created: 09/21/2006 12:06 PM
Updated: 03/13/2021 02:02 PM
Changes: 09/21/2006 12:06 PM (84), 10/08/2018 02:55 PM (6), 03/13/2021 02:02 PM (2)
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