CVE-2000-0566

Current Description

makewhatis in Linux man package allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 03, 2000
Last ModifiedMay 03, 2018
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
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux2.3*******
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux2.4*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux6.0*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux6.1*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.0*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.1*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.2*alpha*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.2*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.2*sparc*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*alpha*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*sparc*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.1*alpha*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.1*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.1*sparc*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.2*alpha*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.2*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.2*sparc*****

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Caldera Openlinux 2.3, 2.4
Redhat Linux 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
CSSA-2000-021.0ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2000-021.0.txtCALDERA
20000727 CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - MANhttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0390.htmlBUGTRAQ
MDKSA-2000:015http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2000:015MANDRAKE
RHSA-2000:041http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-041.htmlREDHAT
1434http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1434BID
linux-man-makewhatis-tmp(4900)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/4900XF