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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0552

Multiple buffer overflows in Melange Chat server 2.02 allow remote or local attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a long argument in the /yell command, (2) long lines in the /etc/melange.conf configuration file, (3) long file names, or possibly other attacks.
Publish Date : 2002-07-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0552

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Melange Melange Chat System 2.0.2 Beta 2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Melange Melange Chat System 1

- References For CVE-2002-0552
BID 4509 Melange Chat Systems melange.conf Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BID 4508 Melange Chat System /yell Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF melange-chat-yell-bo(8842)
XF melange-chat-config-bo(8845)
BID 4510 Melange Chat System Long Filename Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 20020416 Melange Chat POC DOS
BUGTRAQ 20020414 Vulnerabilities in the Melange Chat Server
XF melange-chat-filename-bo(8846)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0552

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