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CVE-2002-0059 Detail

Description

The decompression algorithm in zlib 1.1.3 and earlier, as used in many different utilities and packages, causes inflateEnd to release certain memory more than once (a "double free"), which may allow local and remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a block of malformed compression data.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/15/2002

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

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2002-015.1.txt
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000469
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:022
http://www.caldera.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2002-014.1.txt
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-07.html US Government Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-122
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/368819 US Government Resource
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2002/MDKSA-2002-023.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2002/MDKSA-2002-024.php3
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-026.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-027.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4267
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBTL0204-030
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBTL0204-036
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBTL0204-037
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/8427

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0059
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2002
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018