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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2495

Multiple integer overflows in XFree86 before 4.3.0 allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted pixmap image.
Publish Date : 2005-09-15 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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-08-19 2005-09-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-2495 unix
Multiple integer overflows in XFree86 before 4.3.0 allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9615 unix
RHSA-2005:396: xorg-x11 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050396 unix
RHSA-2005:396: xorg-x11 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005396 unix
RHSA-2005:501: XFree86 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005501 unix
RHSA-2005:501: XFree86 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050501 unix
Solaris Xorg Privilege Escalation via Pixmaps Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:998 unix
Solaris Xsun Privilege Escalation via Pixmaps Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1044 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2495

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 3.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xfree86 Project Xfree86 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xfree86 Project Xfree86 8

- References For CVE-2005-2495
XF xorg-pixmap-bo(22244)
VUPEN ADV-2006-3140
BID 14807 XFree86 Pixmap Allocation Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-18
FEDORA FLSA:168264-2
REDHAT RHSA-2005:501
REDHAT RHSA-2005:396
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:023
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:056
GENTOO GLSA-200509-07
CERT-VN VU#102441
SCO SCOSA-2006.22
SGI 20060403-01-U
TRUSTIX 2005-0049
SECTRACK 1014887

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2495

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