CVE-2001-1331

Current Description

mandb in the man-db package before 2.3.16-3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via the command line options (1) -u or (2) -c, which do not drop privileges and follow symlinks.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 03, 2001
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 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: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
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*******
    2.3OSProgenyDebian1.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 2.2
Progeny Debian 1.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/3307http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/3307CONFIRM
DSA-056http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-056DEBIANPatch Vendor Advisory
2720http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2720BID