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CVE-2002-0497 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in mtr 0.46 and earlier, when installed setuid root, allows local users to access a raw socket via a long MTR_OPTIONS environment variable.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/12/2002

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0497
Original release date:
08/12/2002
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-03/0048.html External Source BUGTRAQ 20020306 mtr 0.45, 0.46
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-124 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-124
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8367.php Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source XF mtr-options-bo(8367)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4217 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 4217

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mtr:mtr:0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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