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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0026

Original release date: 01/17/2003
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the error handling routines of the minires library, as used in the NSUPDATE capability for ISC DHCPD 3.0 through 3.0.1RC10, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a DHCP message containing a long hostname.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2003.002
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2003:562
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:011
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CIAC
Name: N-031
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#284857
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-231
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2003:0006
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030122 [securityslackware.com: [slackware-security] New DHCP packages available]
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1005924
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:007
External Source: XF
Name: dhcpd-minires-multiple-bo(11073)
External Source: BID
Name: 6627
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: CA-2003-01
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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