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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0391

Integer overflow in xdr_array function in RPC servers for operating systems that use libc, glibc, or other code based on SunRPC including dietlibc, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by passing a large number of arguments to xdr_array through RPC services such as rpc.cmsd and dmispd.
Publish Date : 2002-08-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowBypass a restriction or similar
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 important 2002-07-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Solaris 7 RPC xdr_array Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:42 unix
Solaris 8 RPC xdr_array Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9 unix
SunRPC xdr_array Function Integer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4728 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-2002-0391

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6.1 Release P5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 1
Openbsd Openbsd 1
SUN Solaris 5

- References For CVE-2002-0391
HP HPSBUX0209-215
BUGTRAQ 20020731 Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Sun RPC
BUGTRAQ 20020801 RPC analysis
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-02:34.rpc
BUGTRAQ 20020802 MITKRB5-SA-2002-001: Remote root vulnerability in MIT krb5 admin
BUGTRAQ 20020909 GLSA: glibc
HP HPSBTL0208-061
BUGTRAQ 20020802 kerberos rpc xdr_array
REDHAT RHSA-2002:166
REDHAT RHSA-2002:172
XF sunrpc-xdr-array-bo(9170)
ENGARDE ESA-20021003-021
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-057
REDHAT RHSA-2002:167
REDHAT RHSA-2002:173
REDHAT RHSA-2003:212
REDHAT RHSA-2003:168
BID 5356 Multiple Vendor Sun RPC xdr_array Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15
CERT-VN VU#192995
ISS 20020731 Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Sun RPC
CERT CA-2002-25
BUGTRAQ 20020803 OpenAFS Security Advisory 2002-001: Remote root vulnerability in OpenAFS servers
SGI 20020801-01-P
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2002-011
CALDERA CSSA-2002-055.0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0391

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