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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0419

XDM in XFree86 opens a chooserFd TCP socket even when DisplayManager.requestPort is 0, which could allow remote attackers to connect to the port, in violation of the intended restrictions.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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)
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 moderate 2004-05-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2004:478: XFree86 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040478 unix
RHSA-2004:478: XFree86 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004478 unix
XDM in XFree86 opens a chooserFd TCP socket even when DisplayManager.requestPort is 0, which could allow remote attacker... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10161 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0419

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application X.org X11r6 6.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xfree86 Project XDM CVS Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 1
X.org X11r6 1
Xfree86 Project XDM 1

- References For CVE-2004-0419

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16264
XF xdm-socket-gain-access(16264)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-478.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:478
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-001.shtml
CIAC P-001
http://securitytracker.com/id?1010306
SECTRACK 1010306
http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html#xdm
OPENBSD 20040526 008: SECURITY FIX: May 26, 2004
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200407-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200407-05
http://bugs.xfree86.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1376 CONFIRM
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2004:073
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:073
http://secunia.com/advisories/12019
SECUNIA 12019
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=124900 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10423
BID 10423 XFree86 XDM RequestPort Random Open TCP Socket Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0419

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


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