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CVE-2008-3863Date: (C)2008-10-23   (M)2018-06-02


Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_special_escape function in src/psgen.c in GNU Enscript 1.6.1 and 1.6.4 beta, when the -e (aka special escapes processing) option is enabled, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ASCII file, related to the setfilename command.

CVSS Score and Metrics +CVSS Score and Metrics -

CVSS V3 Severity:CVSS V2 Severity:
CVSS Score : CVSS Score : 7.6
Exploit Score: Exploit Score: 4.9
Impact Score: Impact Score: 10.0
 
CVSS V3 Metrics:CVSS V2 Metrics:
Attack Vector: Access Vector: NETWORK
Attack Complexity: Access Complexity: HIGH
Privileges Required: Authentication: NONE
User Interaction: Confidentiality: COMPLETE
Scope: Integrity: COMPLETE
Confidentiality: Availability: COMPLETE
Integrity:  
Availability:  
  
Reference:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497647/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498385/100/0/threaded
BID-31858
SECUNIA-32137
SECUNIA-32521
SECUNIA-32530
SECUNIA-32753
SECUNIA-32854
SECUNIA-32970
SECUNIA-33109
SECUNIA-35074
SREASON-4488
ADV-2008-2891
ADV-2009-1297
APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
DSA-1670
FEDORA-2008-9351
FEDORA-2008-9372
GLSA-200812-02
MDVSA-2008:243
RHSA-2008:1016
RHSA-2008:1021
SUSE-SR:2008:024
TA09-133A
USN-660-1
gnuenscript-readspecialescape-bo(46026)
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-41/
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-504.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0321
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2887

CPE    2
cpe:/a:gnu:enscript:1.6.4:beta
cpe:/a:gnu:enscript:1.6.1
CWE    1
CWE-119
OVAL    2
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7926
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:301390

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