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CVE-2008-2363 Detail

Current Description

The PartsBatch class in Pan 0.132 and earlier does not properly manage the data structures for Parts batches, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .nzb file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/02/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2363
Original release date:
06/02/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/03/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of pan as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. No other versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux have shipped Pan.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=224051 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=224051
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=535413 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=535413
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=121207185600564&w=2 Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080529 CVE-2008-2363: pan - heap overflow
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-15.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200807-15
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:201 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:201
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:013
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29421 Patch External Source BID 29421
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446902 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446902
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42750 External Source XF pan-nzb-bo(42750)

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