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CVE-2004-0005 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in Gaim 0.75 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) octal encoding in yahoo_decode that causes a null byte to be written beyond the buffer, (2) octal encoding in yahoo_decode that causes a pointer to reference memory beyond the terminating null byte, (3) a quoted printable string to the gaim_quotedp_decode MIME decoder that causes a null byte to be written beyond the buffer, and (4) quoted printable encoding in gaim_quotedp_decode that causes a pointer to reference memory beyond the terminating null byte.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-01/0994.html
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000813
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107513690306318&w=2
http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/012004.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-434 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/190366 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/226974 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/404470 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/655974 US Government Resource
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_04_gaim.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1008850
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2004&m=slackware-security.361158
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/14935
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/14938
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/14942
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/14944
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200401-04

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:rob_flynn:gaim:0.75:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0005
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017