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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1039

Original release date: 05/20/2010
Last revised: 07/25/2011


Format string vulnerability in the _msgout function in rpc.pcnfsd in IBM AIX 6.1, 5.3, and earlier; IBM VIOS 2.1, 1.5, and earlier; NFS/ONCplus B.11.31_09 and earlier on HP HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31; and SGI IRIX 6.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an RPC request containing format string specifiers in an invalid directory name.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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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External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ73590
External Source: BID
Name: 40248
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024016
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT100036
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100520 HP-UX, IBM AIX, SGI IRIX Remote Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1039
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=5088
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ73681
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pcnfsd_advisory.asc
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ75465
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11986
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1211
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023994
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ75440
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1212
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1213
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ73757
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ75369
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ73874
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.checkpoint.com/defense/advisories/public/2010/cpai-13-May.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1199
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12103
External Source: XF
Name: hpux-nfsoncplus-privilege-escalation(58718)
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ73599

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11986
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12103
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)