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CVE-2004-1002 Detail

Description

Integer underflow in pppd in cbcp.c for ppp 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a CBCP packet with an invalid length value that causes pppd to access an incorrect memory location.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/01/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1002
Original release date:
03/01/2005
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This issue is only will only cause a denial of service on the connection the attacker is using. It therefore is not a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/379450 External Source BUGTRAQ 20041026 pppd out of bounds memory access, possible DOS
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17874 External Source XF ppp-ccp-headers-dos(17874)
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-12-1/ External Source UBUNTU USN-12-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:samba:ppp:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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