Current Description

Veritas Volume Manager creates a world writable .server_pids file, which allows local users to add arbitrary commands into the file, which is then executed by the vmsa_server script.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 16, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasVolume Manager3.0.2*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasVolume Manager3.0.3*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasVolume Manager3.0.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

Symantec Veritas Volume Manager 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.0.4


20000616 Veritas Volume Manager 3.0.x hole Patch Vendor Advisory
1356 Patch Vendor Advisory