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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2002-1420
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:30:33
Published 11 Apr 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-1420

Summary

Integer signedness error in select() on OpenBSD 3.1 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary kernel memory via a negative value for the size parameter, which satisfies the boundary check as a signed integer, but is later used as an unsigned integer during a data copying operation.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Openbsd 3.0

  • Openbsd 3.1


References

CERT-VN - VU#259787

BID - 5442

XF - openbsd-select-bo(9809)

BUGTRAQ - 20020812 OpenBSD Security Advisory: Select Boundary Condition (fwd)

OSVDB - 7554


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:20