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CVE-2008-2145 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Novell Client 4.91 SP4 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long username in the "forgotten password" dialog.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3868
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/491814/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29109
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1503
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42359

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:novell:client:4.91:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:client:4.91:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:client:4.91:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:novell:client:4.91:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2145
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018