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CVE-2005-3964 Detail


Multiple buffer overflows in libUil ( in OpenMotif 2.2.3, and possibly other versions, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via the (1) diag_issue_diagnostic function in UilDiags.c and (2) open_source_file function in UilSrcSrc.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/02/2005

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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 FULLDISC 20051201 [xfocus-SD-051202]openMotif-libUil-Multiple_vulnerability External Source SECTRACK 1015303 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0272 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261 External Source BUGTRAQ 20051202 [xfocus-SD-051202]openMotif libUil Multiple vulnerability External Source BID 15684 External Source BID 15686 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-2709 External Source XF openmotif-diagissuediagnostic-bo(23388) External Source XF openmotif-opensourcefile-bo(23389) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9393

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