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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
Description Last Modified:  08/12/2002

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-03/0048.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-124 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8367.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4217 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0497
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008