CVE-2000-0393

Current Description

The KDE kscd program does not drop privileges when executing a program specified in a user's SHELL environmental variable, which allows the user to gain privileges by specifying an alternate program to execute.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 16, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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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
    2.3OSKdeKde1.1*******
    2.3OSKdeKde1.1.1*******
    2.3OSKdeKde1.2*******
    2.3OSKdeKde2.0_beta*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Kde Kde 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.2, 2.0_beta

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000516 kscd vulnerabilityhttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-05/0172.htmlBUGTRAQ
20000529 kmulti <= 1.1.2http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_50.htmlSUSE
1206http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1206BID