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CVE-2003-0693 Detail

Description

A "buffer management error" in buffer_append_space of buffer.c for OpenSSH before 3.7 may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by causing an incorrect amount of memory to be freed and corrupting the heap, a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-0695.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/22/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/01/2007)

Not vulnerable. This flaw is fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 via the errata RHSA-2003:280. This flaw is fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 as a backported patch. The source RPM contains the patch openssh-3.6.1p2-owl-realloc.diff which resolved this flaw before Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 GA. This flaw does not affect any subsequent versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2003-September/010103.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2003-September/010135.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2003-September/010146.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106373247528528&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106373546332230&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106374466212309&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106381396120332&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106381409220492&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1000620.1-1
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-24.html US Government Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-382
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-383
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/333628 Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:090
http://www.openssh.com/txt/buffer.adv
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-280.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13191
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2719
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A447

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2719
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2719
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:447
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:447

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.7

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0693
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2003
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018