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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0851

Format string vulnerability in ISDN Point to Point Protocol (PPP) daemon (ipppd) in the ISDN4Linux (i4l) package allows local users to gain root privileges via format strings in the device name command line argument, which is not properly handled in a call to syslog.
Publish Date : 2002-09-05 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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-2002-0851

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Isdn4linux Isdn4linux 3.1 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Isdn4linux Isdn4linux 1

- References For CVE-2002-0851

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q3/0068.html
VULNWATCH 20020809 Local Root Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5437
BID 5437 ISDN4Linux IPPPD Device String SysLog Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2002-08-10
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9811.php
XF isdn4linux-ipppd-format-string(9811)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0851

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


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