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CVE-2008-5279 Detail

Description

The Local ZIM Server (zcs.exe) in Zilab Chat and Instant Messaging (ZIM) Server 2.1 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) heap-based buffer overflows involving multiple vectors including a long room name and a long source account, and (2) a stack-based buffer overflow with a long username in an information request. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/28/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/zilabzcsx-adv.txt
http://aluigi.org/poc/zilabzcsx.zip Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27940 Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0664

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5279
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011