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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0500

Buffer overflow in the MSN protocol plugins (1) object.c and (2) slp.c for Gaim before 0.82 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via MSNSLP protocol messages that are not properly handled in a strncpy call.
Publish Date : 2004-09-28 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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
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 2004-08-05
Redhat low 2004-08-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the MSN protocol plugins (1) object.c and (2) slp.c for Gaim before 0.82 allows remote attackers to c... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9429 unix
RHSA-2004:400: gaim security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040400 unix
RHSA-2004:400: gaim security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004400 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-2004-0500

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 9.2 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.53 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.54 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.55 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.56 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.57 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.58 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.59 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.59.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.60 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.63 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.65 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.66 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.67 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.68 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.69 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.70 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 1
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 4
Rob Flynn Gaim 29

- References For CVE-2004-0500

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-400.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:400
http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-278.shtml
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-278
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=0 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200408-27.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200408-27
http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-279.shtml
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-279
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_25_gaim.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:025
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2004:081
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:081
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200408-12.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200408-12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10865
BID 10865 Gaim Multiple MSN Protocol Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16920
XF gaim-msn-bo(16920)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0500

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


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