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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0783

Stack-based buffer overflow in xpm_extract_color (io-xpm.c) in the XPM image decoder for gtk+ 2.4.4 (gtk2) and earlier, and gdk-pixbuf before 0.22, may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a certain color string. NOTE: this identifier is ONLY for gtk+. It was incorrectly referenced in an advisory for a different issue (CVE-2004-0688).
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 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 important 2004-09-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-0783 unix
RHSA-2004:447: gdk-pixbuf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004447 unix
RHSA-2004:447: gdk-pixbuf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040447 unix
RHSA-2004:466: gtk2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004466 unix
RHSA-2004:466: gtk2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040466 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in xpm_extract_color (io-xpm.c) in the XPM image decoder for gtk+ 2.4.4 (gtk2) and earlier, ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9348 unix
XPM Image Decoder Malicious Color String Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1786 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0783

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Gdkpixbuf 0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Gdkpixbuf 0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Gdkpixbuf 0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Gdkpixbuf 0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Gdkpixbuf 4
GTK Gtk+ 5

- References For CVE-2004-0783
XF gtk-xpm-xpmextractcolor-bo(17385)
BID 11195 GDK-Pixbuf Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-05-09
FEDORA FLSA-2005:155510
REDHAT RHSA-2004:466
REDHAT RHSA-2004:447
CERT-VN VU#369358
BUGTRAQ 20040915 CESA-2004-005: gtk+ XPM decoder

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0783

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