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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-0374

Original release date: 05/29/2002
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Format string vulnerability in the logging function for the pam_ldap PAM LDAP module before version 144 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via format strings in the configuration file name.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VULNWATCH
Name: 20020506 ldap vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2002:141
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2002:180
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20021030 GLSA: pam_ldap
External Source: BID
Name: 4679
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2002:084
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2002:175
External Source: XF
Name: pamldap-config-format-string(9018)
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2002-041.0
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2002:075

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:padl_software:pam_ldap:144 and previous versions

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