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CVE-2002-0759 Detail

Current Description

bzip2 before 1.0.2 in FreeBSD 4.5 and earlier, OpenLinux 3.1 and 3.1.1, and possibly other operating systems, does not use the O_EXCL flag to create files during decompression and does not warn the user if an existing file would be overwritten, which could allow attackers to overwrite files via a bzip2 archive.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2002-039.0.txt
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-02:25.bzip2.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9126.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4774 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.0a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.0c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.5a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.5b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.5c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:0.9.5d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0759
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008