CVE-2001-1175

Current Description

vipw in the util-linux package before 2.10 causes /etc/shadow to be world-readable in some cases, which would make it easier for local users to perform brute force password guessing.

Basic Data

PublishedApril 01, 2002
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
    2.3ApplicationAndries BrouwerUtil-linux2.10s*******
    2.3ApplicationAndries BrouwerUtil-linux2.11d*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Andries Brouwer Util-linux 2.10s, 2.11d

References

NameSourceURLTags
RHSA-2001:095http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-095.htmlREDHATPatch Vendor Advisory
RHSA-2001:132http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-132.htmlREDHAT
3036http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3036BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
vipw-world-readable-files(6851)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6851XF