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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1594

Buffer overflow in (1) grpck and (2) pwck, if installed setuid on a system as recommended in some AIX documentation, may allow local users to gain privileges via a long command line argument.
Publish Date : 2002-01-02 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1594

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Grpck Grpck * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pwck Pwck * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Grpck Grpck 1
Pwck Pwck 1

- References For CVE-2002-1594
XF grpck-command-line-bo(7857)
VULNWATCH 20020102 blackshell3: multiple pwck/grpck vulnerabilities
XF pwck-command-line-bo(7859)
CERT-VN VU#877811
VULN-DEV 20020102 Re: [VulnWatch] blackshell3: multiple pwck/grpck vulnerabilities
CERT-VN VU#121891

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1594

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