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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0333

Original release date: 05/19/2003
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple buffer overflows in kermit in HP-UX 10.20 and 11.00 (C-Kermit 6.0.192 and possibly other versions before 8.0) allow local users to gain privileges via long arguments to (1) ask, (2) askq, (3) define, (4) assign, and (5) getc, some of which may share the same underlying function "doask," a different vulnerability than CVE-2001-0085.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: hp-ckermit-bo(11929)
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030502 HP-UX 11.0 /usr/bin/kermit
Type: Advisory; Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#971364
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 7627
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030502 Re: from bugtraq: HP-UX 11.0 /usr/bin/kermit (fwd)
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:hp:hp-ux:10.20
* cpe:/o:hp:hp-ux:11.00

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