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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0006

Original release date: 01/18/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in (1) X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1, and (2) the libfont and libXfont libraries on some platforms including Sun Solaris, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PCF font with a large difference between the last col and first col values in the PCF_BDF_ENCODINGS table.

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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Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-09
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Name: 27352
External Source: MLIST
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Name: 28542
Type: Advisory
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External Source: CONFIRM
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External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.2] 20080208 006: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:022
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#88935101
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-077.htm
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0029
External Source: JVNDB
Name: JVNDB-2008-001043
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0030
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0831
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019232
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32545
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02381
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080130 rPSA-2008-0032-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
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External Source: GENTOO
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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0064
External Source: XF
Name: xorg-pcffont-bo(39767)
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201230
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204362
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Name: 28532
Type: Advisory
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Type: Advisory
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Name: 29139
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External Source: CONFIRM
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External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.1] 20080208 012: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=428044
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Name: 28941
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2010

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10021
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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