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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1185

Enscript 1.6.3 does not sanitize filenames, which allows remote attackers or local users to execute arbitrary commands via crafted filenames.
Publish Date : 2005-01-21 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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-01-07 2005-01-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-1185 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20041185 unix
Enscript 1.6.3 does not sanitize filenames, which allows remote attackers or local users to execute arbitrary commands v... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10808 unix
RHSA-2005:039: enscript security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005039 unix
RHSA-2005:039: enscript security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050039 unix
RHSA-2005:040: enscript security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050040 unix
RHSA-2005:040: enscript security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005040 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-2004-1185

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Enscript 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Enscript 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Enscript 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Enscript 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Enscript 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Enscript 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Enscript 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Enscript 7

- References For CVE-2004-1185

http://securitytracker.com/id?1012965
SECTRACK 1012965
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:033
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:033
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/419768/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:152892
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435199/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060526 rPSA-2006-0083-1 enscript
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12329
BID 12329 GNU Enscript Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-05-29
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-68-1
UBUNTU USN-68-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-654
DEBIAN DSA-654
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19029
XF enscript-filename-command-execution(19029)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-040.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:040
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html
CERT TA09-133A
http://secunia.com/advisories/35074
SECUNIA 35074
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200502-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1185

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


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