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CVE-2004-0688 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in (1) the xpmParseColors function in parse.c, (2) XpmCreateImageFromXpmImage, (3) CreateXImage, (4) ParsePixels, and (5) ParseAndPutPixels for libXpm before 6.8.1 may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed XPM image file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/20/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0688
Original release date:
10/20/2004
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000924 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2005:924
http://ftp.x.org/pub/X11R6.8.0/patches/README.xorg-CAN-2004-0687-0688.patch External Source CONFIRM http://ftp.x.org/pub/X11R6.8.0/patches/README.xorg-CAN-2004-0687-0688.patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/May/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-05-03
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109530851323415&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20040915 CESA-2004-004: libXpm
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2004-003.txt External Source MISC http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2004-003.txt
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57653-1 External Source SUNALERT 57653
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-560 External Source DEBIAN DSA-560
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200409-34.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200409-34
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-07.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200502-07
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/537878 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#537878
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:098 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:098
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_34_xfree86_libs_xshared.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:034
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2006-January/msg00001.html External Source FEDORA FLSA-2006:152803
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-537.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:537
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-004.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:004
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/434715/100/0/threaded External Source HP SSRT4848
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11196 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 11196
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-27-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-27-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-136A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA05-136A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1914 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1914
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17416 External Source XF libxpm-xpmfile-integer-overflow(17416)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11796 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11796

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11796
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11796

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