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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1661

The leafnode server in leafnode 1.9.20 to 1.9.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) when leafnode requests a cross-posted article to one group whose name is a prefix of another group.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1661

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Leafnode Leafnode 1.9.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Leafnode Leafnode 10

- References For CVE-2002-1661
BUGTRAQ 20030102 GLSA: leafnode
XF leafnode-nntp-dos(10942)
SECTRACK 1005865
BID 6490 Leafnode Resource Exhaustion Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 20021229 Leafnode security announcement SA:2002:01 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1661

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