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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0848

Heap-based buffer overflow in main.c of slocate 2.6, and possibly other versions, may allow local users to gain privileges via a modified slocate database that causes a negative "pathlen" value to be used.
Publish Date : 2003-11-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2003-10-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Heap-based buffer overflow in main.c of slocate 2.6, and possibly other versions, may allow local users to gain privileg... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11033 unix
RHSA-2004:041: slocate security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004041 unix
RHSA-2004:041: slocate security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040041 unix
slocate Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:821 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0848

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Slocate Slocate 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Slocate Slocate 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Slocate Slocate 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Slocate Slocate 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Slocate Slocate 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Slocate Slocate 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Slocate Slocate 6

- References For CVE-2003-0848

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040202-01-U.asc
SGI 20040202-01-U
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-040.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:040
http://secunia.com/advisories/10670
SECUNIA 10670
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:004
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:004
http://secunia.com/advisories/9962/
SECUNIA 9962
http://secunia.com/advisories/10722
SECUNIA 10722
http://secunia.com/advisories/10720
SECUNIA 10720
http://secunia.com/advisories/10702
SECUNIA 10702
http://secunia.com/advisories/10698
SECUNIA 10698
http://secunia.com/advisories/10683
SECUNIA 10683
http://secunia.com/advisories/10686
SECUNIA 10686
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2004-January/msg00009.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-059
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Workstation/CSSA-2004-001.0/CSSA-2004-001.0.txt
SCO CSSA-2004-001.0
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040201-01-U.asc
SGI 20040201-01-U
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=106546447321274&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20031006 SA-20031006 slocate vulnerability
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=106589631819348&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20031011 SA-20031006 slocate buffer overflow - exploitation proof
http://www.ebitech.sk/patrik/SA/SA-20031006-A.txt
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-041.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:041
http://www.ebitech.sk/patrik/SA/SA-20031006.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-428
DEBIAN DSA-428
http://www.trustix.org/errata/misc/2004/TSL-2004-0005-slocate.asc.txt
TRUSTIX 2004-0005

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0848

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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