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CVE-2003-0525 Detail

Current Description

The getCanonicalPath function in Windows NT 4.0 may free memory that it does not own and cause heap corruption, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via requests that cause a long file name to be passed to getCanonicalPath, as demonstrated on the IBM JVM using a long string to the java.io.getCanonicalPath Java method.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2003/a072303-1.txt Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2003/ms03-029
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/12701
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A319

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:*:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:server:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0525
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018