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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0623

Format string vulnerability in misc.c in GNU GNATS 4.00 may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a string that gets logged by syslog.
Publish Date : 2004-12-06 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0623

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gnats 3.0 02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Gnats 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Gnats 3.14b Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Gnats 3.113 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Gnats 3.113.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Gnats 3.113.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Gnats 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gnats 7

- References For CVE-2004-0623

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=108820000823191&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040625 format string vulnerability in Gnats
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10609
BID 10609 GNU GNATS Syslog() Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16517
XF gnats-format-string(16517)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0623

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


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