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CVE-2004-1170 Detail

Description

a2ps 4.13 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the filename.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/10/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1170
Original release date:
01/10/2005
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete 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://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-08/1026.html Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source FULLDISC 20040824 a2ps executing shell commands from file name
http://bugs.debian.org/283134 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/283134
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110598355226660&w=2 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2005.003
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57649-1&searchclause= External Source SUNALERT 57649
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:140 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:140
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_34_xfree86_libs_xshared.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:034
http://www.securiteam.com/unixfocus/5MP0N2KDPA.html External Source MISC http://www.securiteam.com/unixfocus/5MP0N2KDPA.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/419765/100/0/threaded External Source FEDORA FLSA:152870
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11025 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 11025
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17127 External Source XF gnu-a2ps-gain-privileges(17127)

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