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CVE-2005-4681 Detail

Description

** DISPUTED ** Buffer overflow in mIRC 5.91, 6.03, 6.12, and 6.16 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is entered after reaching the DCC Get Folder Dialog. NOTE: this issue has been disputed by the vendor, saying "as far as I can tell, this is neither an exploit nor a vulnerability. The above report describes a local bug in mIRC." It could be that this is only exploitable by the user of the application, and thus would not cross privilege boundaries unless under an otherwise restrictive environment such as a kiosk.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/lists/bugtraq/2005/Dec/0263.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/285
http://trout.snt.utwente.nl/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=146129&an=0&page=0#146129
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0512-exploits/mIRCexploitXPSP2eng.c Exploit
http://www.shellsec.net/leer_advisory.php?id=9

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4681
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008