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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1185

Original release date: 01/21/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Enscript 1.6.3 does not sanitize filenames, which allows remote attackers or local users to execute arbitrary commands via crafted filenames.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
External Source: BID
Name: 12329
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10808
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060526 rPSA-2006-0083-1 enscript
External Source: XF
Name: enscript-filename-command-execution(19029)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1012965
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-654
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200502-03
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:033
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:040
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:152892
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-68-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10808
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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