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CVE-2002-2002 Detail


Buffer overflow in libc in Compaq Tru64 4.0F, 5.0, 5.1 and 5.1A allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via long (1) LANG and (2) LOCPATH environment variables.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2002

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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 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20020417 [SNS Advisory No.51] Compaq Tru64 UNIX libc Buffer Overflow Vulnerability External Source COMPAQ SSRT541 Patch External Source XF libc-lang-locpath-bo(8863) Patch External Source BID 4544

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