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CVE-2005-2927 Detail


Stack-based buffer overflow in ppp in SCO Unixware 7.1.3 and 7.1.4, and possibly earlier versions, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the (1) prompt or (2) defprompt command.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/25/2005

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.41 External Source SREASON 101 External Source SECTRACK 1015098 External Source IDEFENSE 20051024 SCO Unixware Setuid ppp prompt Buffer Overflow Vulnerability External Source BID 15159

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