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CVE-2004-0785 Detail


Multiple buffer overflows in Gaim before 0.82 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) Rich Text Format (RTF) messages, (2) a long hostname for the local system as obtained from DNS, or (3) a long URL that is not properly handled by the URL decoder.

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source SECTRACK 1011083 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2004-278 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2004-279 Vendor Advisory External Source GENTOO GLSA-200408-27 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:400 External Source BID 11056 External Source XF gaim-rtf-bo(17141) External Source XF gaim-hostname-bo(17142) External Source XF gaim-url-bo(17143) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10907

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