CVE-2004-0548

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the word-list-compress functionality in compress.c for Aspell allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a long entry in the wordlist that is not properly handled when using the (1) "c" compress option or (2) "d" decompress option.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 06, 2004
Last ModifiedNovember 28, 2016
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationGnuAspell0.50.5*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSGentooLinux1.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnu Aspell 0.50.5
Gentoo Linux 1.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
20040608 Aspell 'word-list-compress' stack overflow vulnerabilityhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108675120224531&w=2BUGTRAQ
GLSA-200406-14http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200406-14.xmlGENTOOVendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.htmlhttp://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.htmlCONFIRM
10497http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10497BID