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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1008

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer signedness error in the ssh2_rdpkt function in PuTTY before 0.56 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a SSH2_MSG_DEBUG packet with a modified stringlen parameter, which leads to a buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1002414
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 13012
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 12987
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200410-29
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 11549
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20041027 PuTTY SSH client vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20041027 PuTTY SSH2_MSG_DEBUG Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17214
External Source: XF
Name: putty-ssh2msgdebug-bo(17886)
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1002416
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

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