CVE-2011-0465 Detail

Current Description

xrdb.c in xrdb before 1.0.9 in X.Org X11R7.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a (1) DHCP or (2) XDMCP message.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/xrdb/commit/?id=1027d5df07398c1507fb1fe3a9981aa6b4bc3a56 Patch 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/057928.html
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2011-April/001635.html Patch 
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2011-April/001636.html Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00002.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2011&m=slackware-security.465748
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2213
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:076
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0432.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0433.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47189
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025317
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1107-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0880 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0889
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0906
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0929
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0966
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0975
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680196 Patch 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66585
https://lwn.net/Articles/437150/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0465
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE