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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0525

Format string vulnerabilities in (1) inews or (2) rnews for INN 2.2.3 and earlier allow local users and remote malicious NNTP servers to gain privileges via format string specifiers in NTTP responses.
Publish Date : 2002-08-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0525

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application ISC INN 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application ISC INN 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application ISC INN 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application ISC INN 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application ISC INN 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application ISC INN 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2002-0525
BUGTRAQ 20020411 Inn (Inter Net News) security problems
BID 4501 ISC INN Multiple Local Format String Vulnerabilties Release Date:2009-07-11
XF inn-rnews-inews-format-string(8834)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0525

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