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CVE-2002-2196 Detail

Current Description

Samba before 2.2.5 does not properly terminate the enum_csc_policy data structure, which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2002      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

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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 unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This issue did not affect the versions of Samba as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SN-02:05 External Source MLIST [samba-technical] 20020613 struct enum_csc_policy isn't terminated External Source REDHAT RHBA-2002:209 Patch External Source XF samba-memory-structure-bo(10010) Patch External Source BID 5587

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