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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0988

Buffer overflow in the VCF file information reader for KDE Personal Information Management (kdepim) suite in KDE 3.1.0 through 3.1.4 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a VCF file.
Publish Date : 2004-02-17 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 CodeOverflow
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 important 2004-01-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the VCF file information reader for KDE Personal Information Management (kdepim) suite in KDE 3.1.0 t... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10498 unix
Red Hat Enterprise 3 kdepim VCF File Information Reader BO oval:org.mitre.oval:def:865 unix
Red Hat kdepim VCF File Information Reader BO oval:org.mitre.oval:def:858 unix
RHSA-2004:005: kdepim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004005 unix
RHSA-2004:005: kdepim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040005 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-2003-0988

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS KDE KDE 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS KDE KDE 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS KDE KDE 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2003-0988
CERT-VN VU#820798
XF kde-kdepim-bo(14833) CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2004:005
REDHAT RHSA-2004:006
BUGTRAQ 20040114 KDE Security Advisory: VCF file information reader vulnerability
BID 9419 KDE Personal Information Management Suite VCF File Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
GENTOO GLSA-200404-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0988

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