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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
Description Last Modified:  10/20/2004

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

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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000924
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
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109530851323415&w=2
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2004-003.txt
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57653-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-560
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200409-34.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-07.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/537878 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:098
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_34_xfree86_libs_xshared.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2006-January/msg00001.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-537.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-004.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/434715/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11196 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-27-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-136A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1914
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17416
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11796

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0688
NVD Published Date:
10/20/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017