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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1476

Buffer overflow in setlocale in libc on NetBSD 1.4.x through 1.6, and possibly other operating systems, when called with the LC_ALL category, allows local attackers to execute arbitrary code via a user-controlled locale string that has more than 6 elements, which exceeds the boundaries of the new_categories category array, as exploitable through programs such as xterm and zsh.
Publish Date : 2003-04-22 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1476

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 6

- References For CVE-2002-1476
OSVDB 7565
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2002-012
BID 5724 NetBSD LibC SetLocale Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF netbsd-libc-setlocale-bo(10159)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1476

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