CVE-2002-0169

Current Description

The default stylesheet for DocBook on Red Hat Linux 6.2 through 7.2 is installed with an insecure option enabled, which could allow users to overwrite files outside of the current directory from an untrusted document by using a full pathname as an element identifier.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 29, 2002
Last ModifiedSeptember 11, 2008
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:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationRedhatDocbook Stylesheets1.54.13*******
    2.3ApplicationRedhatDocbook Utils0.6.9-2*******
    2.3ApplicationRedhatDocbook Utils0.6.13*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Docbook Stylesheets 1.54.13
Redhat Docbook Utils 0.6.13, 0.6.9-2

References

NameSourceURLTags
HPSBTL0205-038http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/4095HP
linux-docbook-stylesheet-insecure(8983)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8983.phpXF
5349http://www.osvdb.org/5349OSVDB
RHSA-2002:062http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-062.htmlREDHATPatch Vendor Advisory
4654http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4654BID