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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4306

Original release date: 11/04/2008
Last revised: 11/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in enscript before 1.6.4 has unknown impact and attack vectors, possibly related to the font escape sequence.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: SECUNIA
Name: 32521
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32530
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081117 rPSA-2008-0321-1 enscript
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1021
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-660-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1016
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 49569
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32970
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2887
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33109
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32753
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0321
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-9372
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:024
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:243
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-504.htm
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10718
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-9351
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200812-02
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1670
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32854

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10718
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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