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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4620

Original release date: 12/30/2011
Last revised: 06/25/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the ulSetError function in util/ulError.cxx in PLIB 1.8.5, as used in TORCS 1.3.1 and other products, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a long error message, as demonstrated by a crafted acc file for TORCS. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 18258
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51340
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1506
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111221 plib ulSetError() buffer overflow - CVE-2011-4620
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 77973
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0146
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47297
Type: Advisory

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