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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0988

Original release date: 02/17/2004
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the VCF file information reader for KDE Personal Information Management (kdepim) suite in KDE 3.1.0 through 3.1.4 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a VCF file.

Impact

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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:006
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20040114-1.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:865
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200404-02
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040114 KDE Security Advisory: VCF file information reader vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 9419
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:858
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#820798
External Source: XF
Name: kde-kdepim-bo(14833)
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:003
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:005
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:810

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10498
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:858
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:865
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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