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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2490

Buffer overflow in IBM Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) 9.40.xC1 and 9.40.xC2 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long GL_PATH environment variable.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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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-2004-2490

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application IBM Informix Dynamic Server 9.40.uc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application IBM Informix Dynamic Server 9.40.uc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application IBM Informix Extended Parallel Server 8.40 Uc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application IBM Informix Extended Parallel Server 8.40 Uc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM Informix Dynamic Server 2
IBM Informix Extended Parallel Server 2

- References For CVE-2004-2490
XF informix-ids-glpath-bo(14949)
BUGTRAQ 20030314 SRT2004-01-18-0747 - IBM Informix IDS 9.4 contains multiple vulnerabilities
BID 9511 IBM Informix Multiple Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2004-01-27

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2490

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