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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3163

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in lib/silcclient/command.c in Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) Toolkit before 1.1.10, and SILC Client 1.1.8 and earlier, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a channel name, related to (1) silc_client_command_topic, (2) silc_client_command_kick, (3) silc_client_command_leave, and (4) silc_client_command_users.
Publish Date : 2009-09-10 Last Update Date : 2012-10-23
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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) 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

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3163

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Silcnet Silc Client 7
Silcnet Silc Toolkit 9

- References For CVE-2009-3163
MLIST [oss-security] 20090903 Re: CVE id request: silc-toolkit CONFIRM
BID 36193 SILC Toolkit 'command.c' Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-06-01
MLIST [oss-security] 20090831 CVE id request: silc-toolkit CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3163

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