SuSE Linux up to 8.1 at Utility memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in SuSE Linux up to 8.1 (Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component at Utility. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 02/27/2002 with SuSE (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2002-0004. The exploitation appears to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 14939 (Debian DSA-102-2 : at - daemon exploit), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 3886), X-Force (7909) and Tenable (14939).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

VulDB Base Score: 9.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 14939
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-102-2 : at - daemon exploit
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OpenVAS ID: 53387
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 102-1 (at)
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01/16/2002 🔍
01/16/2002 +0 days 🔍
02/27/2002 +42 days 🔍
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09/29/2004 +945 days 🔍
07/11/2014 +3572 days 🔍
04/29/2019 +1753 days 🔍



Organization: SuSE
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2002-0004 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 3886 - AT Maliciously Formatted Time Heap Overflow Vulnerability
X-Force: 7909

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Created: 07/11/2014 01:38 PM
Updated: 04/29/2019 08:13 PM
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