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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0891

Buffer overflow in the MSN protocol handler for gaim 0.79 to 1.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an "unexpected sequence of MSNSLP messages" that results in an unbounded copy operation that writes to the wrong buffer.
Publish Date : 2005-01-27 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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) 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 important 2004-10-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the MSN protocol handler for gaim 0.79 to 1.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11790 unix
CVE-2004-0891 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20040891 unix
RHSA-2004:604: gaim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004604 unix
RHSA-2004:604: gaim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040604 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-2004-0891

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.53 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.54 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.55 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.56 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.57 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.58 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.59 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.59.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.60 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.63 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.65 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.66 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.67 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.68 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.69 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.70 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.78 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.82 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.82.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Slackware Slackware Linux Current Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1 Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 2
Rob Flynn Gaim 34
Slackware Slackware Linux 4
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 2

- References For CVE-2004-0891

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17790
XF gaim-file-transfer-dos(17790)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=109900412126643&w=2
UBUNTU USN-8-1
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200410-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200410-23
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=9 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-604.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:604
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17786
XF gaim-msn-slp-bo(17786)
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2188
FEDORA FLSA:2188
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17787
XF gaim-msn-slp-dos(17787)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0891

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


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