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CVE-2008-5982 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in BMC PATROL Agent before 3.7.30 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid version number to TCP port 3181, which are not properly handled when writing a log message.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/27/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5982
Original release date:
01/27/2009
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499013/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081208 ZDI-08-082: BMC PatrolAgent Version Logging Format String Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32692 External Source BID 32692
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021361 External Source SECTRACK 1021361
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3379 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-3379
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-082/ External Source MISC http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-082/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47175 External Source XF patrolagent-logging-format-string(47175)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

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