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CVE-2005-1857 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in simpleproxy before 3.4 allows remote malicious HTTP proxies to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a reply.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1857
Original release date:
09/02/2005
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=604&release_id=351847 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=604&release_id=351847
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-786 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-786
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/139421 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#139421
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14666 Patch External Source BID 14666
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22016 External Source XF simpleproxy-reply-format-string(22016)

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