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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0102

Buffer overflow in tryelf() in readelf.c of the file command allows attackers to execute arbitrary code as the user running file, possibly via a large entity size value in an ELF header (elfhdr.e_shentsize).
Publish Date : 2003-03-18 Last Update Date : 2018-05-03
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2003-03-04
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0102

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application File File 3.28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application File File 3.30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application File File 3.32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application File File 3.33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application File File 3.34 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application File File 3.35 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application File File 3.36 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application File File 3.37 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application File File 3.39 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application File File 3.40 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
File File 10
Netbsd Netbsd 5

- References For CVE-2003-0102
XF file-afctr-read-bo(11469)
BUGTRAQ 20030304 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 03.04.03: Locally Exploitable Buffer Overflow in file(1)
REDHAT RHSA-2003:087
CERT-VN VU#611865
REDHAT RHSA-2003:086
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2003-003
BID 7008 File Local Stack Overflow Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:017
IMMUNIX IMNX-2003-7+-012-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0102

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