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CVE-2003-0865 Detail


Heap-based buffer overflow in readstring of httpget.c for mpg123 0.59r and 0.59s allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long request.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/17/2003

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SCO CSSA-2004-002.0 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2003:781 External Source BUGTRAQ 20030930 GLSA: mpg123 (200309-17) Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-435 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20030923 mpg123[v0.59r,v0.59s]: remote client-side heap corruption exploit. Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 8680

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