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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0688

Multiple integer overflows in (1) the xpmParseColors function in parse.c, (2) XpmCreateImageFromXpmImage, (3) CreateXImage, (4) ParsePixels, and (5) ParseAndPutPixels for libXpm before 6.8.1 may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed XPM image file.
Publish Date : 2004-10-20 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
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 moderate 2004-09-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-0688 unix
Multiple integer overflows in (1) the xpmParseColors function in parse.c, (2) XpmCreateImageFromXpmImage, (3) CreateXIma... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11796 unix
RHSA-2004:478: XFree86 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040478 unix
RHSA-2004:478: XFree86 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004478 unix
RHSA-2004:537: openmotif security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040537 unix
RHSA-2004:537: openmotif security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004537 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-2004-0688

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Suse Linux 8 * Enterprise Server * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 * X86 64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 * Enterprise Server * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application X11r6 6.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application X11r6 6.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.1 * Errata * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openbsd 2
Suse Suse Linux 7 X11r6 2
Xfree86 Project X11r6 12

- References For CVE-2004-0688
GENTOO GLSA-200409-34
GENTOO GLSA-200502-07
REDHAT RHSA-2004:537
REDHAT RHSA-2005:004
SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:034
CERT-VN VU#537878
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-05-03
CERT TA05-136A
FEDORA FLSA-2006:152803
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11796
XF libxpm-xpmfile-integer-overflow(17416)
BUGTRAQ 20040915 CESA-2004-004: libXpm
BID 11196 libXpm Image Decoding Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0688

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