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CVE-2003-0081 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in packet-socks.c of the SOCKS dissector for Ethereal 0.8.7 through 0.9.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via SOCKS packets containing format string specifiers.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/18/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0081
Original release date:
03/18/2003
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000627 External Source CONECTIVA CLSA-2003:627
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:051 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:051
http://seclists.org/lists/fulldisclosure/2003/Mar/0080.html External Source FULLDISC 20030308 Ethereal format string bug, yet still ethereal much better than windows
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-258 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-258
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00008.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00008.html
http://www.guninski.com/etherre.html Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.guninski.com/etherre.html
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/gentoo_advisory-2949.html External Source GENTOO GLSA-200303-10
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_019_ethereal.html External Source SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:019
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-076.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:076
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-077.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:077
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7049 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 7049
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/11497 External Source XF ethereal-socks-format-string(11497)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A54 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:54

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:54
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:54

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