Weekly Vulnerabilities Reports > May 12 to 18, 2003

Overview

27 new vulnerabilities reported during this period, including 2 critical vulnerabilities and 17 high severity vulnerabilities. This weekly summary report vulnerabilities in 27 products from 17 vendors including Microsoft, Debian, Cisco, Kerio, and Gkrellm Newsticker. Vulnerabilities are notably categorized as and "Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer".

  • 22 reported vulnerabilities are remotely exploitables.
  • 26 reported vulnerabilities are exploitable by an anonymous user.
  • Microsoft has the most reported vulnerabilities, with 8 reported vulnerabilities.
  • Cisco has the most reported critical vulnerabilities, with 1 reported vulnerabilities.

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Vulnerability Details

The following table list reported vulnerabilities for the period covered by this report:

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2 Critical Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0216 Cisco Remote Security vulnerability in Cisco Catos 7.5(1)

Unknown vulnerability in Cisco Catalyst 7.5(1) allows local users to bypass authentication and gain access to the enable mode without a password.

9.3
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0222 Oracle Improper Restriction of Operations Within the Bounds of A Memory Buffer vulnerability in Oracle Database Server, Oracle8I and Oracle9I

Stack-based buffer overflow in Oracle Net Services for Oracle Database Server 9i release 2 and earlier allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a "CREATE DATABASE LINK" query containing a connect string with a long USING parameter.

9.0

17 High Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0233 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft IE and Internet Explorer

Heap-based buffer overflow in plugin.ocx for Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the Load() method, a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-0115.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0220 Kerio Remote Authentication Packet Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Kerio Personal Firewall 2

Buffer overflow in the administrator authentication process for Kerio Personal Firewall (KPF) 2.1.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a handshake packet.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0219 Kerio Unspecified vulnerability in Kerio Personal Firewall 2

Kerio Personal Firewall (KPF) 2.1.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute administrator commands by sniffing packets from a valid session and replaying them against the remote administration server.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0218 Monkey Project Improper Restriction of Operations Within the Bounds of A Memory Buffer vulnerability in Monkey-Project Monkey

Buffer overflow in PostMethod() function for Monkey HTTP Daemon (monkeyd) 0.6.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a POST request with a large body.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0215 Battleaxe Software SQL-Injection vulnerability in Bttlxeforum

SQL injection vulnerability in bttlxeForum 2.0 beta 3 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass authentication via the (1) username and (2) password fields, and possibly other fields.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0213 Poptop Remote Buffer Overflow vulnerability in PoPToP PPTP Negative read() Argument

ctrlpacket.c in PoPToP PPTP server before 1.1.4-b3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a length field of 0 or 1, which causes a negative value to be fed into a read operation, leading to a buffer overflow.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0212 Rinetd Unspecified vulnerability in Rinetd 0.52/0.61

handleAccept in rinetd before 0.62 does not properly resize the connection list when it becomes full and sets an array index incorrectly, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of connections.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0210 Cisco Unspecified vulnerability in Cisco Secure Access Control Server

Buffer overflow in the administration service (CSAdmin) for Cisco Secure ACS before 3.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long user parameter to port 2002.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0205 Gkrellm Newsticker Unspecified vulnerability in Gkrellm Newsticker Gkrellm Newsticker 0.3

gkrellm-newsticker gkrellm plugin before 0.3-3.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the ticker title of a URI.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0174 SGI Unspecified vulnerability in SGI Irix

The LDAP name service (nsd) in IRIX 6.5.19 and earlier does not properly verify if the USERPASSWORD attribute has been provided by an LDAP server, which could allow attackers to log in without a password.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0118 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Biztalk Server 2000/2002

SQL injection vulnerability in the Document Tracking and Administration (DTA) website of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000 and 2002 allows remote attackers to execute operating system commands via a request to (1) rawdocdata.asp or (2) RawCustomSearchField.asp containing an embedded SQL statement.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0117 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Biztalk Server 2002

Buffer overflow in the HTTP receiver function (BizTalkHTTPReceive.dll ISAPI) of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2002 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a certain request to the HTTP receiver.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0115 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft IE and Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5 and 6.0 does not properly check parameters that are passed during third party rendering, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary web script, aka the "Third Party Plugin Rendering" vulnerability, a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-0233.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0113 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft IE and Internet Explorer

Buffer overflow in URLMON.DLL in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an HTTP response containing long values in (1) Content-type and (2) Content-encoding fields.

7.5
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0084 MOD Auth ANY Remote Command Execution vulnerability in MOD Auth ANY MOD Auth ANY 1.2.2

mod_auth_any package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and other operating systems does not properly escape arguments when calling other programs, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters.

7.5
2003-05-15 CVE-2003-0308 Sendmail
Debian
Local Security vulnerability in Sendmail

The Sendmail 8.12.3 package in Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 does not securely create temporary files, which could allow local users to gain additional privileges via (1) expn, (2) checksendmail, or (3) doublebounce.pl.

7.2
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0221 HP Unspecified vulnerability in HP Tru64 5.1B

The (1) dupatch and (2) setld utilities in HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B PK1 and earlier allows local users to overwrite files and possibly gain root privileges via a symlink attack.

7.2

7 Medium Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0206 Gkrellm Newsticker Unspecified vulnerability in Gkrellm Newsticker Gkrellm Newsticker 0.3

gkrellm-newsticker gkrellm plugin before 0.3-3.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via (1) link or (2) title elements that contain multiple lines.

5.0
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0190 Openbsd Information Disclosure vulnerability in Openbsd Openssh 3.4P1/3.6.1P1

OpenSSH-portable (OpenSSH) 3.6.1p1 and earlier with PAM support enabled immediately sends an error message when a user does not exist, which allows remote attackers to determine valid usernames via a timing attack.

5.0
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0116 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft IE and Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5 and 6.0 does not properly check the Cascading Style Sheet input parameter for Modal dialogs, which allows remote attackers to read files on the local system via a web page containing script that creates a dialog and then accesses the target files, aka "Modal Dialog script execution."

5.0
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0114 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft IE and Internet Explorer

The file upload control in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6.0 allows remote attackers to automatically upload files from the local system via a web page containing a script to upload the files.

5.0
2003-05-12 CVE-2002-1562 Acme Labs Unspecified vulnerability in Acme Labs Thttpd

Directory traversal vulnerability in thttpd, when using virtual hosting, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via ..

5.0
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0214 Debian Local Security vulnerability in mime-support

run-mailcap in mime-support 3.22 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

4.6
2003-05-12 CVE-2003-0112 Microsoft Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kernel Message Handling

Buffer overflow in Windows Kernel allows local users to gain privileges by causing certain error messages to be passed to a debugger.

4.6

1 Low Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2003-05-12 CVE-2002-1563 Stunnel SIGCHLD Signal Handler vulnerability in Stunnel 4.04

stunnel 4.0.3 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via SIGCHLD signal handler race conditions that cause an inconsistency in the child counter.

1.2