CVE-2011-0465

HIGH
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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

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (24 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
108097Solaris 10 (x86) : 147228-01NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
107605Solaris 10 (sparc) : 147227-01NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
79962GLSA-201412-09 : Multiple packages, Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2011NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
76050openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0298-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
75778openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0298-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
68254Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : xorg-x11-server-utils (ELSA-2011-0433)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68253Oracle Linux 4 : xorg-x11 (ELSA-2011-0432)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
61016Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server-utils on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
61015Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11 on SL4.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
57268SuSE 10 Security Update : X11 (ZYPP Patch Number 7416)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
53810openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0298-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
53524Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xrdb (MDVSA-2011:076)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
53494CentOS 4 : xorg-x11 (CESA-2011:0432)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
53439FreeBSD : xrdb -- root hole via rogue hostname (2eccb24f-61c0-11e0-b199-0015f2db7bde)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
53438Fedora 14 : xorg-x11-server-utils-7.5-5.fc14 (2011-4871)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
53433CentOS 5 : xorg-x11-server-utils (CESA-2011:0433)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
53404SuSE 10 Security Update : X11 (ZYPP Patch Number 7417)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
53401SuSE9 Security Update : XFree86 (YOU Patch Number 12700)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
53371RHEL 5 / 6 : xorg-x11-server-utils (RHSA-2011:0433)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
53370RHEL 4 : xorg-x11 (RHSA-2011:0432)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
53361Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 13.0 / 13.1 / current : xrdb (SSA:2011-096-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
53340Debian DSA-2213-1 : x11-xserver-utils - missing input sanitizationNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
53321Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : x11-xserver-utils vulnerability (USN-1107-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
53316SuSE 11.1 Security Update : X11 (SAT Patch Number 4199)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high