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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1702

The AuthenticationDialogue function in cfservd for Cfengine 2.0.0 to 2.1.7p1 does not properly check the return value of the ReceiveTransaction function, which leads to a failed malloc call and triggers to a null dereference, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash).
Publish Date : 2004-08-09 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-1702

# 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 PRE * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 B1 * * 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 P2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.8 P1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A8 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A6 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A9 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.7 P1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Cfengine 20

- References For CVE-2004-1702
XF cfengine-cfservd-dos(16937)
BUGTRAQ 20040809 CORE-2004-0714: Cfengine RSA Authentication Heap Corruption
BID 10900 GNU CFEngine AuthenticationDialogue Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2004-08-09
GENTOO GLSA-200408-08

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1702

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