Vulnerability CVE-2003-0854


Published: 2003-11-17   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
ls in the fileutils or coreutils packages allows local users to consume a large amount of memory via a large -w value, which can be remotely exploited via applications that use ls, such as wu-ftpd.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Washington university -> Wu-ftpd 
GNU -> Fileutils 

 References:
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000768
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000771
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2003-October/012548.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-213.pdf
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-705
http://www.guninski.com/binls.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:106
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-309.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-310.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/6014
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/TLSA-2003-60.txt
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/115

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