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CVE-2005-0966 Detail

Description

The IRC protocol plugin in Gaim 1.2.0, and possibly earlier versions, allows (1) remote attackers to inject arbitrary Gaim markup via irc_msg_kick, irc_msg_mode, irc_msg_part, irc_msg_quit, (2) remote attackers to inject arbitrary Pango markup and pop up empty dialog boxes via irc_msg_invite, or (3) malicious IRC servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by injecting certain Pango markup into irc_msg_badmode, irc_msg_banned, irc_msg_unknown, irc_msg_nochan functions.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/index.php?id=14 Vendor Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111238715307356&w=2
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=235&release_id=317750 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:071
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_36_sudo.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-365.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426078/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13003
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19937
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19939
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9185

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9185
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9185

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rob_flynn:gaim:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0966
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018