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Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

CVE-2008-1705

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Format string vulnerability in the logging function in IBM solidDB 06.00.1018 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the (1) user name, (2) peer name, and possibly unspecified other fields.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-134 - Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

The software uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source.

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  • Published