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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0092

Heap-based buffer overflow in dtsession for Solaris 2.5.1 through Solaris 9 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long HOME environment variable.
Publish Date : 2003-04-02 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
dtsession Buffer Overflow via HOME Envvar oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1905 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-2003-0092

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris 5

- References For CVE-2003-0092
BUGTRAQ 20030331 NSFOCUS SA2003-03: Solaris dtsession Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
BID 7240 Solaris dtsession HOME Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
VULNWATCH 20030331 NSFOCUS SA2003-03: Solaris dtsession Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0092

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