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CVE-2002-1903 Detail

Description

Pine 4.2.1 through 4.4.4 puts Unix usernames and/or uid into Sender: and X-Sender: headers, which could allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2002

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1903
Original release date:
12/31/2002
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162899 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9297.php Patch External Source XF pine-username-disclosure(9297)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4963 Patch External Source BID 4963

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