CVE-2003-0102

NameCVE-2003-0102
DescriptionBuffer overflow in tryelf() in readelf.c of the file command allows attackers to execute arbitrary code as the user running file, possibly via a large entity size value in an ELF header (elfhdr.e_shentsize).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-260
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
file (PTS)wheezy5.11-2+deb7u8fixed
wheezy (security)5.11-2+deb7u9fixed
jessie1:5.22+15-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid1:5.28-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
filesource(unstable)3.40-1.1medium
filesourcewoody3.37-3.1.woody.1mediumDSA-260

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