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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-1461

Buffer overflow in rwrite for HP-UX 11.0 could allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument. NOTE: the vendor was unable to reproduce the problem on a system that had been patched for an lp vulnerability (CVE-2002-1473).
Publish Date : 2003-12-31 Last Update Date : 2009-03-04
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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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX LP subsystem, Local Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4897 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-2003-1461

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS HP Hp-ux 11.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Hp-ux 1

- References For CVE-2003-1461

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/320323
BUGTRAQ 20030502 HP-UX 11.0 /usr/lbin/rwrite
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/320371
BUGTRAQ 20030503 rwrite buffer overflow in hp-ux
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/11919
XF hp-rwrite-bo(11919)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7489
BID 7489 HP-UX RWrite Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2003-05-02
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3283
SREASON 3283

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-1461

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


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