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CVE-2005-3120 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the HTrjis function in Lynx 2.8.6 and earlier allows remote NNTP servers to execute arbitrary code via certain article headers containing Asian characters that cause Lynx to add extra escape (ESC) characters.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/17/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.7/SCOSA-2006.7.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.47/SCOSA-2005.47.txt
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-October/038019.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.trustix.org/pipermail/tsl-announce/2005-October/000354.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015065
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2005&m=slackware-security.423056
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-010.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-874
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-876
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1085
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200510-15.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:186
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_25_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2005.026-lynx.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-803.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/419763/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435689/30/4740/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15117
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-206-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170253 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9257

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9257
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9257

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3120
NVD Published Date:
10/17/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017