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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0473

The HTML parsing functions in Gaim before 1.1.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via malformed HTML that causes "an invalid memory access," a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0208.
Publish Date : 2005-03-14 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 Service
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 important 2005-02-21 2005-02-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-0473 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20050473 unix
RHSA-2005:215: gaim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005215 unix
RHSA-2005:215: gaim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050215 unix
The HTML parsing functions in Gaim before 1.1.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10212 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-2005-0473

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rob Flynn Gaim 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 4
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Rob Flynn Gaim 4

- References For CVE-2005-0473

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19381
XF gaim-html-dos(19381)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:049
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:049
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000933
CONECTIVA CLA-2005:933
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110935655500670&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20050225 [USN-85-1] Gaim vulnerabilities
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_36_sudo.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:036
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/426078/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:158543
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12589
BID 12589 Gaim Multiple Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-12-22
http://secunia.com/advisories/14322
SECUNIA 14322
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/index.php?id=11 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200503-03
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/523888
CERT-VN VU#523888
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-215.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:215

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0473

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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