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CVE-2003-0102 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in tryelf() in readelf.c of the file command allows attackers to execute arbitrary code as the user running file, possibly via a large entity size value in an ELF header (elfhdr.e_shentsize).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/18/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2003-003.txt.asc
http://lwn.net/Alerts/34908/
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104680706201721&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-260
http://www.idefense.com/advisory/03.04.03.txt Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/611865 US Government Resource
http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:030
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_017_file.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-086.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-087.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7008 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/11469

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0102
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016