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CVE-2005-2927 Detail

Description

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2927
Original release date:
10/25/2005
Last revised:
09/10/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.41/SCOSA-2005.41.txt Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.41
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/101 External Source SREASON 101
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015098 External Source SECTRACK 1015098
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?type=vulnerabilities External Source IDEFENSE 20051024 SCO Unixware Setuid ppp prompt Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15159 External Source BID 15159

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