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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
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2002

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9297.php Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4963 Patch

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1903
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008