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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0506

Buffer overflow in newt.c of newt windowing library (libnewt) 0.50.33 and earlier may allow attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code in setuid programs that use libnewt.
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0506

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Linux 7.0 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Linux 7.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Linux 7.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Linux 7.1 Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Linux 7.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Linux 7.1 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Linux 7.2 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Linux 7.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Linux 7.2 Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 12

- References For CVE-2002-0506
BUGTRAQ 20020328 A possible buffer overflow in libnewt
BID 4393 LibNewt Library Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2002-03-28
XF libnewt-bo(8700)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0506

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