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CVE-2002-0003 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the preprocessor in groff 1.16 and earlier allows remote attackers to gain privileges via lpd in the LPRng printing system.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/27/2002

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/3793
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2002/MDKSA-2002-012.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-004.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3869
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7881

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.16

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0003
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2002
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017