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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0817

Format string vulnerability in super for Linux allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line argument.
Publish Date : 2002-08-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0817

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application William Deich Super 3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application William Deich Super 3.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application William Deich Super 3.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application William Deich Super 3.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
William Deich Super 4

- References For CVE-2002-0817

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q3/0045.html
VULNWATCH 20020730 The SUPER Bug
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9741.php
XF super-syslog-format-string(9741)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5367
BID 5367 William Deich Super SysLog Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2002-07-31
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=102812622416695&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20020731 The SUPER Bug
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-139
DEBIAN DSA-139

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0817

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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