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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2947

Original release date: 08/24/2010
Last revised: 01/14/2011


Heap-based buffer overflow in the HX_split function in string.c in libHX before 3.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a string that is inconsistent with the expected number of fields.


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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:019
External Source: BID
Name: 42592
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100820 CVE Request: heap-based buffer overflow in libHX
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100820 Re: CVE Request: heap-based buffer overflow in libHX
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2232
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:165
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libhx.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=libhx/libhx;a=commit;h=904a46f90dd3f046bfac0b64a5e813d7cd4fca59
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625866

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