Upstream information

CVE-2003-0709 at MITRE


Buffer overflow in the whois client, which is not setuid but is sometimes called from within CGI programs, may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command line option.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 44511 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:26:42 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022