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CVE-2003-1327 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the SockPrintf function in wu-ftpd 2.6.2 and earlier, when compiled with MAIL_ADMIN option enabled on a system that supports very long pathnames, might allow remote anonymous users to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with a long pathname, which triggers the overflow when wu-ftpd constructs a notification message to the administrator.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Impact

Successful exploitation requires that the option "MAIL_ADMIN" has been enabled (not default), that anonymous users have write permissions on a folder, and that the program has been compiled on a system where very long paths are permitted.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-09/0348.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1007775
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8668
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2003&m=slackware-security.365971
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13269

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:washington_university:wu-ftpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.2
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-1327
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2003
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017