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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0740

Stunnel 4.00, and 3.24 and earlier, leaks a privileged file descriptor returned by listen(), which allows local users to hijack the Stunnel server.
Publish Date : 2003-10-20 Last Update Date : 2016-10-18
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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)
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 2003-09-03
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0740

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.4a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.21c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.21a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.21 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.21b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Stunnel Stunnel 3.24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Stunnel Stunnel 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Stunnel Stunnel 23

- References For CVE-2003-0740
BUGTRAQ 20030903 Stunnel-3.x Daemon Hijacking
REDHAT RHSA-2003:297

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0740

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