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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2002-0506
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:28:12
Published 12 Aug 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-0506

Summary

Buffer overflow in newt.c of newt windowing library (libnewt) 0.50.33 and earlier may allow attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code in setuid programs that use libnewt.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 6.2

  • Redhat Linux 7.0

  • Redhat Linux 7.1

  • Redhat Linux 7.2


References

BID - 4393

XF - libnewt-bo(8700)

BUGTRAQ - 20020328 A possible buffer overflow in libnewt


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:56