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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3051

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in lib/silcclient/client_entry.c in Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) Toolkit before 1.1.10, and SILC Client before 1.1.8, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a nickname field, related to the (1) silc_client_add_client, (2) silc_client_update_client, and (3) silc_client_nickname_format functions.
Publish Date : 2009-09-10 Last Update Date : 2012-10-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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) 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-2009-3051 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20093051 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-2009-3051

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Silcnet Silc Client 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Silcnet Silc Client 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Silcnet Silc Client 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Silcnet Silc Client 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Silcnet Silc Client 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Silcnet Silc Client 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Silcnet Silc Toolkit 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Silcnet Silc Client 6
Silcnet Silc Toolkit 9

- References For CVE-2009-3051

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:016
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/31/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20090831 CVE id request: silc-toolkit
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:235
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:235
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:234
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:234
http://silcnet.org/docs/release/SILC%20Client%201.1.8 CONFIRM
http://silcnet.org/docs/changelog/SILC%20Toolkit%201.1.10 CONFIRM
http://silcnet.org/docs/changelog/SILC%20Client%201.1.8 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/36614
SECUNIA 36614
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2150
VUPEN ADV-2009-2150
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35940
BID 35940 SILC Client Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-01
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1879
DEBIAN DSA-1879
http://secunia.com/advisories/36134
SECUNIA 36134
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/03/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20090903 Re: CVE id request: silc-toolkit
http://silcnet.org/general/news/news_client.php CONFIRM
http://silcnet.org/general/news/news_toolkit.php CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3051

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


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