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Solaris X Window Font Service (XFS) daemon contains buffer overflow in Dispatch() function

Vulnerability Note VU#312313

Original Release Date: 2002-11-25 | Last Revised: 2003-05-30

Overview

A remotely exploitable buffer overflow has been discovered in the Solaris X Window Font Service (XFS) daemon (fs.auto).

Description

ISS X-Force released an Advisory today regarding a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in XFS. According to ISS, XFS is installed and running by default on the following operating systems and architectures:

    • Sun Microsystems Solaris 2.5.1 (Sparc/Intel)
    • Sun Microsystems Solaris 2.6 (Sparc/Intel)
    • Sun Microsystems Solaris 7 (Sparc/Intel)
    • Sun Microsystems Solaris 8 (Sparc/Intel)
    • Sun Microsystems Solaris 9 (Sparc)
    • Sun Microsystems Solaris 9 Update 2 (Intel)
According to the ISS Advisory, the buffer overflow exists in the fs.auto Dispatch() function. Because this function accepts user supplied data, an attacker can send overly large XFS queries to the XFS service and either cause it to crash or execute arbitrary code with the same privileges as the XFS service (typically nobody).

Impact

A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the fs.auto daemon (typically nobody) or cause a denial of service by crashing the service.

Solution

Apply a vendor patch when it becomes available.

Ingress Filtering - It may be possible to limit the scope of this vulnerability by applying ingress filtering (blocking access to TCP port 7100 at your network perimeter). Note: You should carefully consider the impact of blocking services that you may be using.

    • Disable XFS Service - To disable the XFS Service, comment out the following line in /etc/inetd.conf (remember to restart inetd after making this change)

    fs              stream  tcp     wait nobody /usr/openwin/lib/fs.auto    fs

Vendor Information

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Hewlett-Packard Company

Updated:  December 06, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0212-228

Originally issued: 4 Dec 2002

reference id: CERT CA-2002-34, SSRT2429

HP Published Security Bulletin HPSBUX0212-228 with solutions for HP 9000 Series 700 and 800 running HP-UX 10.10, 10.20, 10.24, 11.00, 11.04, 11.11, and 11.22

This bulletin is available from the HP IT Resource Center page at: http://itrc.hp.com "Maintenance and Support" then "Support Information Digests" and then "hp security bulletins archive" search for bulletin HPSBUX0212-228.

NOT IMPACTED:

HP Tru64 UNIX, HP NonStop Servers, HP openMVS

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

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Digest Name:  daily HP-UX security bulletins digest
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Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title
---------------  -----------
HPSBUX0212-227   Sec. Vulnerability in ied(1)
HPSBUX0212-228   SSRT2429 Security Vulnerability in xfs

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID:  HPSBUX0212-227
Date Loaded:  20021125
     Title:  Sec. Vulnerability in ied(1)

TEXT





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Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0212-227
Originally issued: 03 Dec 2002
SSRT2421 ied(1) functional defect
-----------------------------------------------------------------

NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be
acted upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will
not be liable for any consequences to any customer resulting
from customer's failure to fully implement instructions in this
Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

 ---------------------------------------------------------------

PROBLEM:  the ied(1) command reveals data improperly.

IMPACT:   Potential unauthorized data access.

PLATFORM: All HP 9000 servers running only HP-UX releases 10.10,
         10.20 and 11.00.

SOLUTION: Apply the appropriate patch for the HP-UX release:

                 PHCO_24446   11.00
                PHCO_27560   10.20, 10.10

MANUAL ACTIONS: No - install patch.

AVAILABILITY:  All patches are available now on itrc.hp.com.
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A. Background
   HP has learned of a problem in its ied(1) command  which
   allows viewing normally invisible data.

 B. Fixing the problem
   Retrieve and install the patch listed below from
   itrc.hp.com:
                PHCO_24446   11.00
                PHCO_27560   10.20, 10.10

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(c) Copyright 2002 Hewlett-Packard Company
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
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Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of HP products referenced
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Company.  Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

 ________________________________________________________________
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-----End of Document ID:  HPSBUX0212-227--------------------------------------


Document ID:  HPSBUX0212-228
Date Loaded:  20021203
     Title:  SSRT2429 Security Vulnerability in xfs

TEXT





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Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0212-228
Originally issued: 4 December 2002
SSRT2429 Security Vulnerability in xfs
-----------------------------------------------------------------
NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this Bulletin
provided that it remains complete and intact.

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be
acted upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will
not be liable for any consequences to any customer resulting
from customer's failure to fully implement instructions in this
Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM: Potential buffer overflow in the X Font Server (xfs)

IMPACT: Potential unauthorized access, denial of service.

PLATFORM: HP 9000 Series 700 and 800 running HP-UX 10.10, 10.20,
         10.24, 11.00, 11.04, 11.11, and 11.22

SOLUTION: Until patches are available manually install the
         appropriate fixed version of xfs.

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
               Install the appropriate fixed xfs.

AVAILABILITY:  This bulletin will be updated when patches are
              available.

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A. Background
   CERT Advisory CA-2002-34 reports an remotely exploitable
   buffer overflow in the X Font Server (xfs).  The versions
   of xfs supplied with HP-UX 10.10, 10.20, 10.24, 11.00, 11.04,
   11.11, and 11.22 are potentially vulnerable.

 B. Recommended solution
   Until patches are released download and manually install
   the appropriate fixed version of xfs:

       10.10  xfs.1010
      10.20  xfs.1020
      10.24  xfs.1020
      11.00  xfs.1100
      11.04  xfs.1100
      11.11  xfs.1111
      11.22  xfs.1111


    Download the appropriate files from:

     System:    hprc.external.hp.com  (192.170.19.51)
    Login:     xfs
    Password:  xfs1

     FTP Access: ftp://xfs:xfs1@hprc.external.hp.com/
            or:
ftp://xfs:xfs1@192.170.19.51/


      Note: There is an ftp defect in IE5 that may result in
           a browser hang.  To work around this:
     - Select Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced
     - Un-check the option: [ ] Enable folder view for FTP sites.


     The files are:

        xfs.1010
       xfs.1020
       xfs.1100
       xfs.1111


    The cksum output:


        4146829079 147456 xfs.1010
       2943686322 155648 xfs.1020
       1843422197 163840 xfs.1100
       3420832763 176128 xfs.1111

    The md5 output:

        MD5 (xfs.1010) = ac33c55d5242aadd48fb7485bacea12b
       MD5 (xfs.1020) = 8ca2515aeaf6a6838291bc96ad5b41b2
       MD5 (xfs.1100) = 159c5547d0efd51d12e79c7a35c514c4
       MD5 (xfs.1111) = e0896eab16747df27d7c2262041a66c0

    Note: The md5 source is available in HPSBUX9408-016.


    Set "umask 022" and copy the appropriate files to a
   secure directory, for example /.
   Then:

    1. Save the original xfs.

       cp /usr/bin/X11/xfs /usr/bin/X11/xfs.orig

    2. Determine if xfs is running:

       ps -ef | grep xfs

    3. Stop xfs if it is running.

      /sbin/rc2.d/S620xfs stop

    4. Install the appropriate fixed xfs.

      cp /xfs.1010 /usr/bin/X11/xfs   # for 10.10
       or
     cp /xfs.1020 /usr/bin/X11/xfs   # for 10.20 and 10.24
       or
     cp /xfs.1100 /usr/bin/X11/xfs   # for 11.00 and 11.04
       or
     cp /xfs.1111 /usr/bin/X11/xfs   # for 11.11 and 11.22

    5. If xfs had been stopped in step 3, restart it.

      /sbin/rc2.d/S620xfs start

 C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
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trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

 ________________________________________________________________
-----End of Document ID:  HPSBUX0212-228--------------------------------------

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IBM

Updated:  December 11, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

The AIX operating system is vulnerable to the xfs issues discussed in CA-2002-34 in releases 4.3.3, 5.1.0 and 5.2.0.

IBM provides the following official fixes:

APAR number for AIX 4.3.3: IY37888 (available approx. 01/29/03)
APAR number for AIX 5.1.0: IY37886 (available approx. 04/28/03)
APAR number for AIX 5.2.0: IY37889 (available approx. 04/28/03)

A temporary patch is available through an efix package which can be found at ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/xfs_efix.tar.Z.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Please note that IBM sent this statement on Dec 5, 2002.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Nortel Networks

Updated:  December 17, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

Nortel Networks products and solutions using the affected Sun Solaris operating systems may utilize the XFS daemon; it is installed and running by default on all versions of the Solaris operating system. Nortel Networks recommends either disabling this feature or, if XFS must be run, following CERT/CC's recommendations to block access to Port 7100/TCP at the network perimeter. Nortel Networks also recommends following the mitigating practices in Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Alert Notification.

For more information please contact Nortel at:

North America: 1-8004NORTEL or 1-800-466-7835
Europe, Middle East and Africa:00800 8008 9009, or +44 (0) 870 9079009

Contacts for other regions are available at http://www.nortelnetworks.com/help/contact/global/

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

OpenBSD

Updated:  December 05, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

The xfs daemon in OpenBSD versions up to and including 2.6 is vulnerable. OpenBSD 2.7 and later is not.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Sun Microsystems Inc.

Updated:  November 25, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

The Solaris X font server (xfs(1)) is affected by VU#312313 in the following supported versions of Solaris:

Solaris 2.6
Solaris 7
Solaris 8
Solaris 9

Patches are being generated for all of the above releases.  Sun will be publishing a Sun Alert for this issue at the following location shortly:

http://sunsolve.Sun.COM/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=fsalert/48879

The patches will be available from:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/securitypatch

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

XFree86

Updated:  December 05, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

The referenced vulnerability has been fixed in XFree86 since about June 2001.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Xerox Corporation

Updated:  May 30, 2003

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

A response to this vulnerability is available from our web site: http://www.xerox.com/security

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Apple Computer Inc.

Updated:  November 26, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server do not contain the vulnerability described in this advisory.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Cray Inc.

Updated:  November 26, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

Cray Inc. is not vulnerable as we do not support this product.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Fujitsu

Updated:  December 03, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

Fujitsu's UXP/V OS is not vulnerable, because it does not support XFS.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Microsoft Corporation

Updated:  November 26, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

The component in question is not used in any Microsoft product.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

NetBSD

Updated:  November 25, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

NetBSD ships the xfs from XFree86, though its not on or used by default.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Red Hat Inc.

Updated:  December 04, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

Red Hat Linux is not affected by this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

SGI

Updated:  December 04, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

We're not vulnerable to this.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----

______________________________________________________________________________
                         SGI Security Advisory

Title    : Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in X Font Server
Number   : 20021202-01-I
Date     : December 4, 2002
Reference: CERT CA-2002-34, VU#312313
Reference: ISS X-Force Alert #21541
Reference: CVE CAN-2002-1317
Fixed in : IRIX 6.5.14
______________________________________________________________________________

- -----------------------
- --- Issue Specifics ---
- -----------------------

It's been reported that there is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the
X font server used in IRIX versions prior to 6.5.14. It was discovered,
as part of the non-security related X11 updates done to IRIX 6.5.14,
this vulnerability was fixed.

See the following URLs for additional details:

  http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-34.html
 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/312313
 
http://bvlive01.iss.net/issEn/delivery/xforce/alertdetail.jsp?oid=21541

CERT assigned the following CVE candidates to this vulnerability:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-1317

SGI has investigated the issue and recommends the following steps for
neutralizing the exposure.  It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that these measures be
implemented on ALL vulnerable SGI systems.

This issue has been corrected in IRIX 6.5.14 and later versions.


- --------------
- --- Impact ---
- --------------

The /usr/bin/X11/xfs binary is installed by default on IRIX 6.5 systems as
part of x_eoe.sw.Server.

To determine the version of IRIX you are running, execute the following
command:

  # /bin/uname -R

That will return a result similar to the following:

  # 6.5 6.5.16f

The first number ("6.5") is the release name, the second ("6.5.16f" in this
case) is the extended release name.  The extended release name is the
"version" we refer to throughout this document.

This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote user (no account on the
local machine is required), and can result in the remote user gaining root
access.


- ----------------------------
- --- Temporary Workaround ---
- ----------------------------

SGI understands that there are times when upgrading the operating system or
installing patches are inconvenient or not possible.  In those instances, we
recommend the following workaround:

   # chkconfig fontserver off

   # /etc/init.d/fontserver stop

Of course, you will no longer have the services of the font server available
after doing this.

SGI recommends upgrading to IRIX 6.5.14 or later as a permanent fix for this
problem.


- ----------------
- --- Solution ---
- ----------------

SGI has not provided patches for this vulnerability. Our recommendation is
to upgrade to IRIX 6.5.14 or later.


   OS Version     Vulnerable?     Patch #      Other Actions
  ----------     -----------     -------      -------------
  IRIX 3.x        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 4.x        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 5.x        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 6.0.x      unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 6.1        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 6.2        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 6.3        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 6.4        unknown                     Note 1
  IRIX 6.5          yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.1        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.2        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.3        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.4        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.5        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.6        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.7        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.8        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.9        yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.10       yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.11       yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.12       yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.13       yes                       Notes 2 & 3
  IRIX 6.5.14        no
  IRIX 6.5.15        no
  IRIX 6.5.16        no
  IRIX 6.5.17        no
  IRIX 6.5.18        no
  IRIX 6.5.19        no

   NOTES

     1) This version of the IRIX operating has been retired. Upgrade to an
       actively supported IRIX operating system.  See
       
http://support.sgi.com/irix/news/index.html#policy for more
       information.

     2) If you have not received an IRIX 6.5.X CD for IRIX 6.5, contact your
       SGI Support Provider or URL:
http://support.sgi.com/irix/swupdates/

     3) Upgrade to IRIX 6.5.14 or later.


- ------------------------
- --- Acknowledgments ----
- ------------------------

SGI wishes to thank ISS X-Force and the users of the Internet Community at
large for their assistance in this matter.


- -------------
- --- Links ---
- -------------

SGI Security Advisories can be found at:
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ and
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/

SGI Security Patches can be found at:
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ and
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/

SGI patches for IRIX can be found at the following patch servers:
http://support.sgi.com/irix/ and ftp://patches.sgi.com/

SGI freeware updates for IRIX can be found at:
http://freeware.sgi.com/

SGI fixes for SGI open sourced code can be found on:
http://oss.sgi.com/projects/

SGI patches and RPMs for Linux can be found at:
http://support.sgi.com/linux/ or
http://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgilinux-combined/download/security-fixes/

SGI patches for Windows NT or 2000 can be found at:
http://support.sgi.com/nt/

IRIX 5.2-6.4 Recommended/Required Patch Sets can be found at:
http://support.sgi.com/irix/ and ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/patchset/

IRIX 6.5 Maintenance Release Streams can be found at:
http://support.sgi.com/colls/patches/tools/relstream/index.html

IRIX 6.5 Software Update CDs can be obtained from:
http://support.sgi.com/irix/swupdates/

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and patches is
patches.sgi.com (216.32.174.211).  Security advisories and patches are
located under the URL
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/

For security and patch management reasons, ftp.sgi.com (mirrors
patches.sgi.com security FTP repository) lags behind and does not do a
real-time update.


- -----------------------------------------
- --- SGI Security Information/Contacts ---
- -----------------------------------------

If there are questions about this document, email can be sent to
security-info@sgi.com.

                      ------oOo------

SGI provides security information and patches for use by the entire SGI
community.  This information is freely available to any person needing the
information and is available via anonymous FTP and the Web.

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and patches is
patches.sgi.com (216.32.174.211).  Security advisories and patches are
located under the URL
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/

The SGI Security Headquarters Web page is accessible at the URL:
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/

For issues with the patches on the FTP sites, email can be sent to
security-info@sgi.com.

For assistance obtaining or working with security patches, please
contact your SGI support provider.

                      ------oOo------

SGI provides a free security mailing list service called wiretap and
encourages interested parties to self-subscribe to receive (via email) all
SGI Security Advisories when they are released. Subscribing to the mailing
list can be done via the Web
(
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/wiretap.html) or by sending email to
SGI as outlined below.

% mail wiretap-request@sgi.com
subscribe wiretap <YourEmailAddress such as zedwatch@sgi.com >
end
^d

In the example above, <YourEmailAddress> is the email address that you wish
the mailing list information sent to.  The word end must be on a separate
line to indicate the end of the body of the message. The control-d (^d) is
used to indicate to the mail program that you are finished composing the
mail message.


                      ------oOo------

SGI provides a comprehensive customer World Wide Web site. This site is
located at
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ .

                      ------oOo------

If there are general security questions on SGI systems, email can be sent to
security-info@sgi.com.

For reporting *NEW* SGI security issues, email can be sent to
security-alert@sgi.com or contact your SGI support provider.  A support
contract is not required for submitting a security report.

______________________________________________________________________________
     This information is provided freely to all interested parties
     and may be redistributed provided that it is not altered in any
     way, SGI is appropriately credited and the document retains and
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Updated:  December 02, 2002

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

We are not affected.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.


CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Credit

ISS X-Force discovered this vulnerability.

This document was written by Ian A Finlay.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2002-1317
CERT Advisory: CA-2002-34
Severity Metric: 28.13
Date Public: 2002-11-25
Date First Published: 2002-11-25
Date Last Updated: 2003-05-30 17:09 UTC
Document Revision: 13

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