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CVE-2002-0838 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in (1) gv 3.5.8 and earlier, (2) gvv 1.0.2 and earlier, (3) ggv 1.99.90 and earlier, (4) gnome-gv, and (5) kghostview in kdegraphics 2.2.2 and earlier, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed (a) PDF or (b) PostScript file, which is processed by an unsafe call to sscanf.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2002-053.0.txt
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000542
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=103305615613319&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=103305778615625&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=103487806800388&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=fsalert/47780&zone_32=category:security
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-176
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-179
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-182
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10201.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/600777 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20021008-1.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:071
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-207.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-212.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-220.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5808 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ggv:ggv:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ghostview:ghostview:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ghostview:ghostview:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ghostview:ghostview:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ghostview:ghostview:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.7b1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.7b2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.7b3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.7b4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.7b5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:2.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gv:gv:3.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0838
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2002
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016