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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0465

xrdb.c in xrdb before 1.0.9 in X.Org X11R7.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a (1) DHCP or (2) XDMCP message.
Publish Date : 2011-04-08 Last Update Date : 2011-08-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2011-02-24 2011-04-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-0465 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0433 -- xorg-x11-server-utils security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28013 unix
DSA-2213-1 x11-xserver-utils -- missing input sanitisation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12949 unix
ELSA-2011:0433: xorg-x11-server-utils security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23703 unix
RHSA-2011:0432: xorg-x11 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110432 unix
RHSA-2011:0433: xorg-x11-server-utils security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21165 unix
RHSA-2011:0433: xorg-x11-server-utils security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110433 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-2011-0465

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Matthias Hopf Xrdb 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application X X11 R7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application X X11 R7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application X X11 R6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application X X11 R7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application X X11 R6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application X X11 R7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application X X11 R6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application X X11 R7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application X X11 R7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application X X11 R6.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application X X11 R7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application X X11 R6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application X X11 R6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application X X11 R6.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application X X11 R6.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application X X11 R6.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application X X11 R6.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application X X11 R6.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application X X11 R1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application X X11 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application X X11 R3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application X X11 R4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application X X11 R5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application X X11 R6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Matthias Hopf Xrdb 7
X X11 24

- References For CVE-2011-0465
MLIST [xorg-announce] 20110405 X.Org security advisory: root hole via rogue hostname
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:016
SLACKWARE SSA:2011-096-01
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0432
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0433
SECTRACK 1025317
BID 47189 X.Org xrdb Remote Arbitrary Shell Command Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-19
VUPEN ADV-2011-0966
VUPEN ADV-2011-0929
VUPEN ADV-2011-0889
VUPEN ADV-2011-0880
VUPEN ADV-2011-0975
XF xorg11-xrdb-command-execution(66585)
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0298
MLIST [xorg-announce] 20110405 xrdb 1.0.9 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0465

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