CVE-2001-0178

Current Description

kdesu program in KDE2 (KDE before 2.2.0-6) does not properly verify the owner of a UNIX socket that is used to send a password, which allows local users to steal passwords and gain privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 26, 2001
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:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
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
    2.3OSConectivaLinux6.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux Edesktop2.4*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux6.1*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.0*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.1*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux7.2*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux Corporate Server1.0.1*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.0*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.1*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux7.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 2.4
Conectiva Linux 6.0
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 1.0.1
Suse Suse Linux 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
CSSA-2001-005.0http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2001-005.0.txtCALDERAPATCH Vendor Advisory
MDKSA-2001:018http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-018.php3?dis=7.2MANDRAKEPATCH Vendor Advisory
SuSE-SA:2001:02http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_002_kdesu_txt.htmlSUSE
kde2-kdesu-retrieve-passwords(5995)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5995XF