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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0209

Original release date: 05/05/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Integer overflow in the TCP stream reassembly module (stream4) for Snort 2.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via large sequence numbers in packets, which enable a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network 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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030415 CORE-2003-0307: Snort TCP Stream Reassembly Integer Overflow Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#139129
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-297
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030428 GLSA: snort (200304-06)
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:052
External Source: BID
Name: 7178
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030422 GLSA: snort (200304-05)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030423 Snort <=1.9.1 exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: CA-2003-13
External Source: ENGARDE
Name: ESA-20030430-013
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=313&idxseccion=10

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