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CVE-2001-1553

CVE information

Published

20 years ago

Last Modified

14 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

Buffer overflow in setiathome for SETI@home 3.03, if installed setuid, could allow local users to execute arbitrary code via long command line options (1) socks_server, (2) socks_user, and (3) socks_passwd. NOTE: since the default configuration of setiathome is not setuid, perhaps this issue should not be included in CVE..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.6/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:university_of_california:seti_at_home:3.03:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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