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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0849

Buffer overflow in net.c for cfengine 2.x before 2.0.8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain packets with modified length values, which is trusted by the ReceiveTransaction function when using a buffer provided by the BusyWithConnection function.
Publish Date : 2003-11-17 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0849

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 PRE Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Cfengine 17

- References For CVE-2003-0849
BUGTRAQ 20030928 cfengine2-2.0.3 remote exploit for redhat
BUGTRAQ 20031005 GLSA: cfengine (200310-02)
BUGTRAQ 20030925 Cfengine2 cfservd remote stack overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0849

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