Off-by-one error in the fb_realpath() function, as derived from the realpath function in BSD, may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated in wu-ftpd 2.5.0 through 2.6.2 via commands that cause pathnames of length MAXPATHLEN+1 to trigger a buffer overflow, including (1) STOR, (2) RETR, (3) APPE, (4) DELE, (5) MKD, (6) RMD, (7) STOU, or (8) RNTO.
Published 2003-08-27 04:00:00
Updated 2024-02-08 15:50:15
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2003-0466

79.54%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2003-0466

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST 2024-02-08

CWE ids for CVE-2003-0466

  • A product calculates or uses an incorrect maximum or minimum value that is 1 more, or 1 less, than the correct value.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2003-0466

Products affected by CVE-2003-0466

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