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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4178

Original release date: 12/12/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in Dropbear server before 0.47 allows authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified inputs that cause insufficient memory to be allocated due to an incorrect expression that does not enforce the proper order of operations.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 15923
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dropbear] 20051211 Dropbear 0.47 (and security fix)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18109
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200512-13
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18142
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-923
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18108
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://matt.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/dropbear.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2962

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