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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-2253

Multiple buffer overflows in Cyrus Sieve / libSieve 2.1.2 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long header name, (2) a long IMAP flag, or (3) a script that generates a large number of errors that overflow the resulting error string.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-28
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-2253

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cyrus Libsieve 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cyrus Libsieve 1

- References For CVE-2002-2253
XF cyrus-sieve-script-bo(10780)
XF cyrus-sieve-header-bo(10743)
BUGTRAQ 20021202 Cyrus Sieve / libSieve buffer overflow
XF cyrus-sieve-imap-bo(10779)
BID 6299 libSieve IMAP Flag Buffer Overrun Vulnerability Release Date:2002-12-02
BID 6300 libSieve Error Message Buffer Overrun Vulnerability Release Date:2002-12-03
BID 6294 libSieve Header Name Buffer Overrun Vulnerability Release Date:2002-12-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-2253

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