CVE-2000-1059

Current Description

The default configuration of the Xsession file in Mandrake Linux 7.1 and 7.0 bypasses the Xauthority access control mechanism with an "xhost + localhost" command, which allows local users to sniff X Windows events and gain privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 11, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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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
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.0*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.0, 7.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
MDKSA-2000:052http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-052.php3MANDRAKE
20000929 Mandrake 7.1 bypasses Xauthority X session security.http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/136495BUGTRAQ
1735http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1735BIDPATCH Vendor Advisory
xinitrc-bypass-xauthority(5305)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5305XF