CVE-2000-0229

Current Description

gpm-root in the gpm package does not properly drop privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges by starting a utility from gpm-root.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 22, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSAlessandro RubiniGpm1.18.1*******
    2.3OSAlessandro RubiniGpm1.19*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.0*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*pre_potato*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.1*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.2*i386*****
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux5.3*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.0*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.1*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 2.0, 2.1, 2.2
Redhat Linux 6.0, 6.1, 6.2
Alessandro Rubini Gpm 1.18.1, 1.19
Suse Suse Linux 5.3, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000322 gpm-roothttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-03/0242.htmlBUGTRAQ
20000405 Security hole in gpm < 1.18.1http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_45.htmlSUSE
RHSA-2000:009http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-009.htmlREDHAT
RHSA-2000:045http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-045.htmlREDHAT
1069http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1069BID