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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3964

Original release date: 12/02/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple buffer overflows in libUil (libUil.so) in OpenMotif 2.2.3, and possibly other versions, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via the (1) diag_issue_diagnostic function in UilDiags.c and (2) open_source_file function in UilSrcSrc.c.


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

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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: BID
Name: 15686
External Source: XF
Name: openmotif-opensourcefile-bo(23389)
External Source: XF
Name: openmotif-diagissuediagnostic-bo(23388)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20051202 [xfocus-SD-051202]openMotif libUil Multiple vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2709
External Source: BID
Name: 15684
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0261
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9393
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20051201 [xfocus-SD-051202]openMotif-libUil-Multiple_vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0272
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015303

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9393
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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