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CVE-2004-0687 Detail


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (1) xpmParseColors in parse.c, (2) ParseAndPutPixels in create.c, and (3) ParsePixels in parse.c for libXpm before 6.8.1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed XPM image file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/20/2004

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2005:924 External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-05-03 External Source BUGTRAQ 20040915 CESA-2004-004: libXpm External Source MISC External Source SUNALERT 57653 External Source DEBIAN DSA-560 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200409-34 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200502-07 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#882750 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:098 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:034 External Source FEDORA FLSA-2006:152803 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:537 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:004 External Source HP SSRT4848 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 11196 External Source UBUNTU USN-27-1 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA05-136A External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1914 External Source XF libxpm-multiple-stack-bo(17414) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9187

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