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CVE-2004-1186 Detail

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in enscript 1.6.3 allow remote attackers or local users to cause a denial of service (application crash).

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1186
Original release date:
12/31/2004
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
http://securitytracker.com/id?1012965 External Source SECTRACK 1012965
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-654 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-654
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-03.xml Patch External Source GENTOO GLSA-200502-03
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:033 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:033
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-040.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:040
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/419768/100/0/threaded External Source FEDORA FLSA:152892
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435199/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060526 rPSA-2006-0083-1 enscript
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12329 External Source BID 12329
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-68-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-68-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA09-133A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19033 External Source XF enscript-multiple-bo(19033)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11134 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11134

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11134
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11134

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:enscript:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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