Vulnerability CVE-2008-5078


Published: 2008-12-19   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) recognize_eps_file function (src/psgen.c) and (2) tilde_subst function (src/util.c) in GNU enscript 1.6.1, and possibly earlier, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an epsf escape sequence with a long filename.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: GNU
Product: Escript 
Version: 1.6.1;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473958
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47680
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021401
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1021.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-504.htm
http://secunia.com/advisories/33181
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11807
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00000.html

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