Vulnerability CVE-2004-0419


Published: 2004-08-18   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
XDM in XFree86 opens a chooserFd TCP socket even when DisplayManager.requestPort is 0, which could allow remote attackers to connect to the port, in violation of the intended restrictions.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Xfree86 project -> XDM 
X.org -> X11r6 
Gentoo -> Linux 

 References:
http://bugs.xfree86.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1376
http://securitytracker.com/id?1010306
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-001.shtml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200407-05.xml
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2004:073
http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html#xdm
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-478.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10423
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=124900
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16264
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10161

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