CVE-2011-0465

HIGH

Description

xrdb.c in xrdb before 1.0.9 in X.Org X11R7.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a (1) DHCP or (2) XDMCP message.

References

http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/xrdb/commit/?id=1027d5df07398c1507fb1fe3a9981aa6b4bc3a56

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/057928.html

http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2011-April/001635.html

http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2011-April/001636.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/44010

http://secunia.com/advisories/44012

http://secunia.com/advisories/44040

http://secunia.com/advisories/44082

http://secunia.com/advisories/44122

http://secunia.com/advisories/44123

http://secunia.com/advisories/44193

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2011&m=slackware-security.465748

http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2213

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:076

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0432.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0433.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47189

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025317

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1107-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0880

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0889

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0906

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0929

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0966

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0975

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680196

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66585

https://lwn.net/Articles/437150/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-04-08

Updated: 2017-08-17

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH