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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0006

Buffer overflow in (1) X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1, and (2) the libfont and libXfont libraries on some platforms including Sun Solaris, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PCF font with a large difference between the last col and first col values in the PCF_BDF_ENCODINGS table.
Publish Date : 2008-01-18 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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-01-07 2008-01-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in (1) X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1, and (2) the libfont and libXfont libraries on some platforms includin... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10021 unix
CVE-2008-0006 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080006 unix
ELSA-2008:0064: libXfont security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22643 unix
HP-UX Running Xserver, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19166 unix
RHSA-2008:0029: XFree86 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080029 unix
RHSA-2008:0030: xorg-x11 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080030 unix
RHSA-2008:0064: libXfont security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080064 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-2008-0006

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN Solaris Libfont Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN Solaris Libxfont Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application X.org Xserver 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris Libfont 1
SUN Solaris Libxfont 1
X.org Xserver 1

- References For CVE-2008-0006

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://secunia.com/advisories/28718
SECUNIA 28718
http://secunia.com/advisories/28843
SECUNIA 28843
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00704.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0831
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00674.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0794
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00641.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0760
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=428044 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28885
SECUNIA 28885
http://secunia.com/advisories/28941
SECUNIA 28941
http://secunia.com/advisories/29139
SECUNIA 29139
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://secunia.com/advisories/29622
SECUNIA 29622
http://secunia.com/advisories/30161
SECUNIA 30161
http://secunia.com/advisories/29707
SECUNIA 29707
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-05
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-201230-1
SUNALERT 201230
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-077.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0497/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0497
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0703
VUPEN ADV-2008-0703
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-07
http://www.openbsd.org/errata41.html#012_xorg
OPENBSD [4.1] 20080208 012: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
http://www.openbsd.org/errata42.html#006_xorg
OPENBSD [4.2] 20080208 006: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487335/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080130 rPSA-2008-0032-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/ijhifoeblist?mode=7&heading=AIX61&path=/200802/SECURITY/20080227/datafile112539&label=AIX%20X%20server%20multiple%20vulnerabilities CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2010 CONFIRM
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204362 CONFIRM
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN88935101/index.html
JVN JVN#88935101
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01543321
HP SSRT080083
http://secunia.com/advisories/28273
SECUNIA 28273
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:003
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/ja/contents/2008/JVNDB-2008-001043.html
JVNDB JVNDB-2008-001043
http://secunia.com/advisories/28532
SECUNIA 28532
http://secunia.com/advisories/28500
SECUNIA 28500
http://secunia.com/advisories/28536
SECUNIA 28536
http://secunia.com/advisories/28535
SECUNIA 28535
http://secunia.com/advisories/28540
SECUNIA 28540
http://secunia.com/advisories/28542
SECUNIA 28542
http://secunia.com/advisories/28544
SECUNIA 28544
http://secunia.com/advisories/28550
SECUNIA 28550
http://secunia.com/advisories/28592
SECUNIA 28592
http://secunia.com/advisories/28571
SECUNIA 28571
http://secunia.com/advisories/32545
SECUNIA 32545
http://secunia.com/advisories/28621
SECUNIA 28621
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-09.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-09
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019232
SECTRACK 1019232
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-038.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0179
VUPEN ADV-2008-0179
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0184
VUPEN ADV-2008-0184
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:021
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:021
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:022
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:022
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:024
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:024
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0029.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0029
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0030.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0030
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27352
BID 27352 X.Org X Server PCF Font Parser Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-20
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-571-1
UBUNTU USN-571-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3000
VUPEN ADV-2008-3000
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39767
XF xorg-pcffont-bo(39767)
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2008-January/031918.html
MLIST [xorg] 20080117 X.Org security advisory: multiple vulnerabilities in the X server
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00771.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0891
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27336
BID 27336 RETIRED: X.Org X Server Local Privilege Escalation and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-01-18
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103192-1
SUNALERT 103192
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:008
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0064.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0064
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0006

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