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CVE-2008-7159 Detail

Current Description

The silc_asn1_encoder function in lib/silcasn1/silcasn1_encode.c in Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) Toolkit before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to overwrite a stack location and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted OID value, related to incorrect use of a %lu format string.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/11/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libsilc as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
http://silcnet.org/docs/changelog/SILC%20Toolkit%201.1.8 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://silcnet.org/general/news/news_toolkit.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1879 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:234
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/31/5 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/03/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36192 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53477

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-134 Use of Externally-Controlled Format String NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:silcnet:silc_toolkit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-7159
NVD Published Date:
09/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017