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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0500

Original release date: 09/28/2004
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the MSN protocol plugins (1) object.c and (2) slp.c for Gaim before 0.82 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via MSNSLP protocol messages that are not properly handled in a strncpy call.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200408-27
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:400
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200408-12
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:081
External Source: XF
Name: gaim-msn-bo(16920)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9429
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2004:025
External Source: BID
Name: 10865
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2004-278
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2004-279
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=0

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9429
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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