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CVE-2002-1361 Detail


overflow.cgi CGI script in Sun Cobalt RaQ 4 with the SHP (Security Hardening Patch) installed allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a POST request with shell metacharacters in the email parameter.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/23/2002

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete 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 BUGTRAQ 20021205 Cobalt RaQ4 Remote root exploit Vendor Advisory External Source SUNALERT 49377 Patch; Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT CA-2002-35 External Source CIAC N-025 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#810921 External Source BID 6326 External Source XF cobalt-shp-overflow-privileges(10776)

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