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CVE-2009-3163 Detail

Description

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in lib/silcclient/command.c in Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) Toolkit before 1.1.10, and SILC Client 1.1.8 and earlier, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a channel name, related to (1) silc_client_command_topic, (2) silc_client_command_kick, (3) silc_client_command_leave, and (4) silc_client_command_users.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/10/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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://silcnet.org/docs/changelog/SILC%20Toolkit%201.1.10
http://silcnet.org/general/news/news_toolkit.php
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1879 Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:234
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:235
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/31/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/03/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36193

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3163
NVD Published Date:
09/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/22/2012