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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0008

Integer overflow in Gaim 0.74 and earlier, and Ultramagnetic before 0.81, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a directIM packet that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2004-03-03 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2004-01-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Gaim / Ultramagnetic directIM Packet Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:820 unix
Integer overflow in Gaim 0.74 and earlier, and Ultramagnetic before 0.81, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of s... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9469 unix
RHSA-2004:033: gaim security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040033 unix
RHSA-2004:033: gaim security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004033 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0008

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rob Flynn Gaim * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ultramagnetic Ultramagnetic * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rob Flynn Gaim 1
Ultramagnetic Ultramagnetic 1

- References For CVE-2004-0008
XF gaim-directim-bo(14937)
BUGTRAQ 20040127 [slackware-security] GAIM security update (SSA:2004-026-01)
SGI 20040201-01-U
FULLDISC 20040126 Advisory 01/2004: 12 x Gaim remote overflows
SGI 20040202-01-U
BUGTRAQ 20040126 Advisory 01/2004: 12 x Gaim remote overflows
BUGTRAQ 20040127 Ultramagnetic Advisory #001: Multiple vulnerabilities in Gaim code
REDHAT RHSA-2004:032
REDHAT RHSA-2004:033
GENTOO GLSA-200401-04
SECTRACK 1008850
REDHAT RHSA-2004:045
OSVDB 3734
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9469
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:820

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0008

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