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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0692

KDM in KDE 3.1.3 and earlier uses a weak session cookie generation algorithm that does not provide 128 bits of entropy, which allows attackers to guess session cookies via brute force methods and gain access to the user session.
Publish Date : 2003-10-06 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2003-09-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
KDM Weak Cookie Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:215 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0692

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS KDE KDE 1.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS KDE KDE 1.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS KDE KDE 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS KDE KDE 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS KDE KDE 2.0 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS KDE KDE 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS KDE KDE 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS KDE KDE 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS KDE KDE 2.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS KDE KDE 2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS KDE KDE 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS KDE KDE 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS KDE KDE 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS KDE KDE 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS KDE KDE 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS KDE KDE 3.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS KDE KDE 3.0.3a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS KDE KDE 3.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS KDE KDE 3.0.5a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS KDE KDE 3.0.5b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS KDE KDE 3.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS KDE KDE 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS KDE KDE 3.1.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS KDE KDE 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS KDE KDE 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS KDE KDE 3.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2003-0692
BUGTRAQ 20030916 [KDE SECURITY ADVISORY] KDM vulnerabilities
REDHAT RHSA-2003:288
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:215

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0692

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