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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0686

Buffer overflow in PAM SMB module (pam_smb) 1.1.6 and earlier, when authenticating to a remote service, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Publish Date : 2003-10-20 Last Update Date : 2018-05-02
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2003-08-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer Overflow in PAM SMB Module oval:org.mitre.oval:def:469 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0686

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Dave Airlie Pam Smb 2.0 Rc4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Pam Smb 1.1.6-2 Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Pam Smb 1.1.6-5 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Redhat Pam Smb 1.1.6-7 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Pam Smb 1.1.6-2 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Dave Airlie Pam Smb 8
Redhat Pam Smb 4

- References For CVE-2003-0686 CONFIRM
CERT-VN VU#680260
REDHAT RHSA-2003:261
REDHAT RHSA-2003:262
TURBO TLSA-2003-50
BUGTRAQ 20030901 GLSA: pam_smb (200309-01)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0686

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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