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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0977

CVS server before 1.11.10 may allow attackers to cause the CVS server to create directories and files in the file system root directory via malformed module requests.
Publish Date : 2004-01-05 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 low 2003-12-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVS server before 1.11.10 may allow attackers to cause the CVS server to create directories and files in the file system... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11528 unix
Red Hat CVS Server root Directory Access Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:855 unix
Red Hat Enterprise 3 CVS Server root Directory Access Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:866 unix
RHSA-2004:004: cvs security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004004 unix
RHSA-2004:004: cvs security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040004 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-2003-0977

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application CVS CVS 1.10.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application CVS CVS 1.10.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application CVS CVS 1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application CVS CVS 1.11.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application CVS CVS 1.11.1 P1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application CVS CVS 1.11.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application CVS CVS 1.11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application CVS CVS 1.11.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application CVS CVS 1.11.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application CVS CVS 1.11.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Slackware Slackware Linux 3

- References For CVE-2003-0977
BUGTRAQ 20040129 [FLSA-2004:1207] Updated cvs resolves security vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20031217 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.052] OpenPKG Security Advisory (cvs)
SGI 20040202-01-U
SGI 20040103-01-U
REDHAT RHSA-2004:003
XF cvs-module-file-manipulation(13929)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:866
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:855
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11528

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0977

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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