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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0165

Format string vulnerability in Eye Of Gnome (EOG) allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a command line argument for the file to display.
Publish Date : 2003-04-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2003-03-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Red Hat Eye of GNOME (EOG) Packages Fix Format String Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:52 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0165

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome EOG 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome EOG 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome EOG 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome EOG 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnome EOG 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnome EOG 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnome EOG 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnome EOG 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gnome EOG 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gnome EOG 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome EOG 10

- References For CVE-2003-0165
BID 7121 GNOME Eye Of Gnome Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
CERT-VN VU#363001
REDHAT RHSA-2003:128
BUGTRAQ 20030328 CORE-2003-0304-03: Vulnerability in GNOME's Eye of Gnome
VULNWATCH 20030328 Vulnerability in GNOME's Eye of Gnome

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0165

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