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CVE-2003-1023 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in vfs_s_resolve_symlink of vfs/direntry.c for Midnight Commander (mc) 4.6.0 and earlier, and possibly later versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code during symlink conversion.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2004-014.0.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://archive.cert.uni-stuttgart.de/bugtraq/2003/09/msg00309.html
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000833
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-058.shtml
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108118433222764&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-034.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-035.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200403-09.xml Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-424
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:007
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2004-May/msg00002.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8658 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13247
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A822

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:midnight_commander:midnight_commander:4.5.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:midnight_commander:midnight_commander:4.5.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:midnight_commander:midnight_commander:4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-1023
NVD Published Date:
01/20/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017