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CVE-2004-1185 Detail


Enscript 1.6.3 does not sanitize filenames, which allows remote attackers or local users to execute arbitrary commands via crafted filenames.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/21/2005

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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 user account 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 APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12 External Source SECTRACK 1012965 External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-654 Patch External Source GENTOO GLSA-200502-03 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:033 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:040 External Source FEDORA FLSA:152892 External Source BUGTRAQ 20060526 rPSA-2006-0083-1 enscript External Source BID 12329 External Source UBUNTU USN-68-1 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA09-133A External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1297 External Source XF enscript-filename-command-execution(19029) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10808

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