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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3308

Buffer overflow in programs/pluto/xauth.c in the client in Openswan 2.6.26 through 2.6.28 might allow remote authenticated gateways to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a long cisco_banner (aka server_banner) field.
Publish Date : 2010-10-05 Last Update Date : 2019-07-29
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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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-09-15 2010-09-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0892 -- openswan security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28023 unix
ELSA-2010:0892: openswan security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23499 unix
RHSA-2010:0892: openswan security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21951 unix
RHSA-2010:0892: openswan security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100892 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-2010-3308

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xelerance Openswan 2.6.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xelerance Openswan 2.6.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xelerance Openswan 2.6.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xelerance Openswan 3

- References For CVE-2010-3308
SECTRACK 1024749
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-15381
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0892
BID 43588 Openswan 'XAUTH' Remote Buffer Overflow and Command Injection Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-10-08 CONFIRM
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-15508
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-15516

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3308

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