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CVE-2002-1347 Detail


Multiple buffer overflows in Cyrus SASL library 2.1.9 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) long inputs during user name canonicalization, (2) characters that need to be escaped during LDAP authentication using saslauthd, or (3) an off-by-one error in the log writer, which does not allocate space for the null character that terminates a string.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/18/2002

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE SuSE-SA:2002:048 External Source CONECTIVA 000557 External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-03-21 External Source BUGTRAQ 20021209 Cyrus SASL library buffer overflows External Source DEBIAN DSA-215 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2002:283 External Source GENTOO 200212-10 External Source BID 6347 External Source BID 6348 External Source BID 6349 External Source XF cyrus-sasl-username-bo(10810) External Source XF cyrus-sasl-saslauthd-bo(10811) External Source XF cyrus-sasl-logwriter-bo(10812)

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
cpe:2.3:a:cyrus:sasl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.1.9

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