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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0914

Multiple vulnerabilities in libXpm for 6.8.1 and earlier, as used in XFree86 and other packages, include (1) multiple integer overflows, (2) out-of-bounds memory accesses, (3) directory traversal, (4) shell metacharacter, (5) endless loops, and (6) memory leaks, which could allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (application crash), or execute arbitrary code via a certain XPM image file. NOTE: it is highly likely that this candidate will be SPLIT into other candidates in the future, per CVE's content decisions.
Publish Date : 2005-01-10 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowDirectory traversalObtain Information
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 2004-11-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Multiple vulnerabilities in libXpm for 6.8.1 and earlier, as used in XFree86 and other packages, include (1) multiple in... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9943 unix
RHSA-2004:537: openmotif security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004537 unix
RHSA-2004:537: openmotif security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040537 unix
RHSA-2004:612: XFree86 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040612 unix
RHSA-2004:612: XFree86 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004612 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-2004-0914

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.94 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Lesstif Lesstif 0.93.96 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Fedora Core Core 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Fedora Core Core 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Suse Suse Linux 1.0 Desktop Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Suse Suse Linux 8 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application X11r6 6.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application X11r6 6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application X11r6 6.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.1 Errata Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 1
Lesstif Lesstif 9
Redhat Fedora Core 2
Suse Suse Linux 8 X11r6 3
Xfree86 Project X11r6 17

- References For CVE-2004-0914
XF libxpm-dos(18147)
XF libxpm-command-execution(18145):
XF libxpm-directory-traversal(18146):
XF libxpm-image-bo(18142):
XF libxpm-improper-memory-access(18144):
BID 11694 LibXPM Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-02
GENTOO GLSA-200411-28
GENTOO GLSA-200502-06
REDHAT RHSA-2004:537
REDHAT RHSA-2005:004
REDHAT RHSA-2004:610
FEDORA FLSA-2006:152803
GENTOO GLSA-200502-07

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0914

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