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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0100

Original release date: 02/07/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Format string vulnerability in the movemail utility in (1) Emacs 20.x, 21.3, and possibly other versions, and (2) XEmacs 21.4 and earlier, allows remote malicious POP3 servers to execute arbitrary code via crafted packets.

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: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:152898
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:112
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050207 [USN-76-1] Emacs vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: xemacs-movemail-format-string(19246)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-670
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-671
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 12462
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9408
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-685
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:038
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:110
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:133
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9408
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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