CVE-2000-0959

Current Description

glibc2 does not properly clear the LD_DEBUG_OUTPUT and LD_DEBUG environmental variables when a program is spawned from a setuid program, which could allow local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 19, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
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
    2.3ApplicationGnuGlibc2.1.3.10*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnu Glibc 2.1.3.10

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000926 ld.so bug - LD_DEBUG_OUTPUT follows symlinkshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/85028BUGTRAQ
1719http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1719BIDVendor Advisory
glibc-unset-symlink(5299)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5299XF