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CVE-2003-0848 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in main.c of slocate 2.6, and possibly other versions, may allow local users to gain privileges via a modified slocate database that causes a negative "pathlen" value to be used.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/17/2003

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 unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Workstation/CSSA-2004-001.0/CSSA-2004-001.0.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040201-01-U.asc
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040202-01-U.asc
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106546447321274&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106589631819348&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-040.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-428 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.ebitech.sk/patrik/SA/SA-20031006.txt
http://www.ebitech.sk/patrik/SA/SA-20031006-A.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:004
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2004-January/msg00009.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-041.html
http://www.trustix.org/errata/misc/2004/TSL-2004-0005-slocate.asc.txt
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11033
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A821

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11033
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11033
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:821
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:821

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0848
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017