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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0787

IRC Xchat client versions 1.4.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by encoding shell metacharacters into a URL which XChat uses to launch a web browser.
Publish Date : 2000-10-20 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-08-17
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0787

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xchat Xchat 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xchat Xchat 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xchat Xchat 1.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xchat Xchat 1.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xchat Xchat 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xchat Xchat 1.3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Xchat Xchat 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xchat Xchat 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Xchat Xchat 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Xchat Xchat 1.5.xdev Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Xchat Xchat 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xchat Xchat 11

- References For CVE-2000-0787

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0215.html
BUGTRAQ 20000817 XChat URL handler vulnerabilty
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0301.html
BUGTRAQ 20000824 MDKSA-2000:039 - xchat update
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0305.html
BUGTRAQ 20000825 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - xchat
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1601
BID 1601 X-Chat Command Execution Via URLs Vulnerability Release Date:2000-08-17
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-055.html
REDHAT RHSA-2000:055

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0787

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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