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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

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
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 Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080529 CVE-2008-2363: pan - heap overflow External Source GENTOO GLSA-200807-15 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:201 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:013 Patch External Source BID 29421 External Source CONFIRM External Source XF pan-nzb-bo(42750)

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