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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-7160

The silc_http_server_parse function in lib/silchttp/silchttpserver.c in the internal HTTP server in silcd in Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) Toolkit before 1.1.9 allows remote attackers to overwrite a stack location and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Content-Length header, related to incorrect use of a %lu format string.
Publish Date : 2009-09-10 Last Update Date : 2012-10-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libsilc as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-7160 unix
DSA-1879 silc-client/silc-toolkit -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7974 unix
DSA-1879-1 silc-client/silc-toolkit -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13606 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-2008-7160

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Silcnet Silc Toolkit 8

- References For CVE-2008-7160
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:016
MLIST [oss-security] 20090831 CVE id request: silc-toolkit
MLIST [oss-security] 20090903 Re: CVE id request: silc-toolkit
BID 36194 SILC Toolkit HTTP Server Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-7160

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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