CVE-2000-0723

Current Description

Helix GNOME Updater helix-update 0.5 and earlier does not properly create /tmp directories, which allows local users to create empty system configuration files such as /etc/config.d/bashrc, /etc/config.d/csh.cshrc, and /etc/rc.config.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 20, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 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:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score1.2
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score1.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationHelix CodeGnome Installer0.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Helix Code Gnome Installer 0.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000820 [Helix Beta] Helix Code Security Advisory - Helix GNOME Installerhttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0251.htmlBUGTRAQPatch Vendor Advisory
1596http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1596BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
20000819 Multiple Local Vulnerabilities in Helix Gnome Installerhttp://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=E13QAYl-0007il-00@the-village.bc.nuBUGTRAQ