CVE-2003-0124 Detail

Current Description

man before 1.5l allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed man file with improper quotes, which causes the my_xsprintf function to return a string with the value "unsafe," which is then executed as a program via a system call if it is in the search path of the user who runs man.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000620
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104740927915154&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104802285112752&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-133.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-134.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7066 Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/11512

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0124
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017
Source:
MITRE