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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0124

man before 1.5l allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed man file with improper quotes, which causes the my_xsprintf function to return a string with the value "unsafe," which is then executed as a program via a system call if it is in the search path of the user who runs man.
Publish Date : 2003-03-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
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 low 2003-03-11
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0124

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Andries Brouwer MAN 1.5j Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Andries Brouwer MAN 1.5i2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Andries Brouwer MAN 1.5i Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Andries Brouwer MAN 1.5h1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Andries Brouwer MAN 1.5k Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Andries Brouwer MAN 5

- References For CVE-2003-0124

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104802285112752&w=2
GENTOO GLSA-200303-13
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-133.html
REDHAT RHSA-2003:133
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-134.html
REDHAT RHSA-2003:134
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/11512
XF man-myxsprintf-code-execution(11512)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7066
BID 7066 Man Program Unsafe Return Value Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104740927915154&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20030311 Vulnerability in man < 1.5l
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000620
CONECTIVA CLSA-2003:620

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0124

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


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