Current Description

Sambar Server before 6.0 beta 3 allows attackers with physical access to execute arbitrary code via a request with an MS-DOS device name such as,, or, which causes Perl to read the code from the associated device.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 2003
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0*******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0beta1******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0beta2******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0beta3******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0beta4******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0beta5******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.0beta6******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.1*******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.1beta1******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.1beta2******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.1beta3******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.1beta4******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.1beta5******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.2*******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server5.3*******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server6.0beta1******
    2.3ApplicationSambarSambar Server6.0beta2******

Vulnerable Software List

Sambar Sambar Server 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.0


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