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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1772

Stack-based buffer overflow in shar in GNU sharutils 4.2.1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long -o command line argument.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 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 low 2005-03-29 2004-04-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-1772 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20041772 unix
RHSA-2005:377: sharutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050377 unix
RHSA-2005:377: sharutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005377 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in shar in GNU sharutils 4.2.1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long -o co... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11722 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-2004-1772

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Sharutils 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Sharutils 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Sharutils 2

- References For CVE-2004-1772

https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2155
FEDORA FLSA:2155
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-377.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:377
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15759
XF sharutils-shar-bo(15759)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/359639
BUGTRAQ 20040406 GNU Sharutils buffer overflow vulnerability.
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=108137386310299&w=2
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2004.011
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10066
BID 10066 GNU Sharutils shar Command Line Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-22

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1772

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


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