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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0785

Multiple buffer overflows in Gaim before 0.82 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) Rich Text Format (RTF) messages, (2) a long hostname for the local system as obtained from DNS, or (3) a long URL that is not properly handled by the URL decoder.
Publish Date : 2004-10-20 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute 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 2004-08-12
Redhat critical 2004-08-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Multiple buffer overflows in Gaim before 0.82 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10907 unix
RHSA-2004:400: gaim security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040400 unix
RHSA-2004:400: gaim security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004400 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-2004-0785

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.50 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.51 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.52 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.53 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.54 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.55 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.56 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.57 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.58 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.59 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.59.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.60 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.61 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.62 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.63 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.64 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.65 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.66 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.67 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.68 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.69 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.70 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.71 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.72 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.73 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.74 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 0.75 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rob Flynn Gaim 29

- References For CVE-2004-0785
SECTRACK 1011083
OSVDB 9263
OSVDB 9262
BID 11056 Gaim Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12
OSVDB 9261
GENTOO GLSA-200408-27
XF gaim-url-bo(17143)
XF gaim-hostname-bo(17142)
XF gaim-rtf-bo(17141)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10907

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0785

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