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CVE-2003-0098 Detail


Unknown vulnerability in apcupsd before 3.8.6, and 3.10.x before 3.10.5, allows remote attackers to gain root privileges, possibly via format strings in a request to a slave server.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/03/2003

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CALDERA CSSA-2003-015.0 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source SECTRACK 1006108 External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-277 External Source XF apcupsd-logevent-format-string(11334) External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:018 External Source SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:022 External Source BID 6828 External Source BID 7200

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