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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-1023

Original release date: 01/20/2004
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in vfs_s_resolve_symlink of vfs/direntry.c for Midnight Commander (mc) 4.6.0 and earlier, and possibly later versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code during symlink conversion.

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: XF
Name: midnight-commander-vfssresolvesymlink-bo(13247)
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 11268
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:1224
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-424
External Source: SGI
Name: 20040201-01-U
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 11262
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 11219
External Source: BID
Name: 8658
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10685
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10823
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10772
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:833
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200403-09
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 11296
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 9833
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10716
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2004-014.0
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:035
External Source: SGI
Name: 20040202-01-U
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040405 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.009] OpenPKG Security Advisory (mc)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030919 uninitialized buffer in midnight commander
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10645
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:007
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2004-058
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:034
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:822
Type: Tool Signature

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:822
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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