Executive Summary

Name CVE-2002-1788 First vendor Publication 2002-12-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2008-09-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Format string vulnerability in the nn_exitmsg function in nn 6.6.0 through 6.6.3 allows remote NNTP servers to execute arbitrary code via format strings in server responses.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2002-1788

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-67 String Format Overflow in syslog()

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 4

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
27086 Multiple Vendor nn nn_exitmsg Function Remote Format String

A remote overflow exists in nm. The nm software fails to handle specific client error messages resulting in a format string vulnerability. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause the user to execute arbitrary commands on the system with the privileges of the nn process.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5160
BUGTRAQ http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/280639
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/27086
XF http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9491.php

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2020-05-23 00:15:12
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2016-06-28 15:01:06
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2013-05-11 12:14:21
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