CVE-2002-0178

Current Description

uudecode, as available in the sharutils package before 4.2.1, does not check whether the filename of the uudecoded file is a pipe or symbolic link, which could allow attackers to overwrite files or execute commands.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 29, 2002
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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: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
    2.3ApplicationGnuSharutils4.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnu Sharutils 4.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
CSSA-2002-040.0ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2002-040.0.txtCALDERA
20021030 GLSA: sharutilshttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=103599320902432&w=2BUGTRAQ
HPSBTL0205-040http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/4132HP
http://www.aerasec.de/security/index.html?id=ae-200204-033&lang=enhttp://www.aerasec.de/security/index.html?id=ae-200204-033&lang=enMISC
sharutils-uudecode-symlink(9075)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9075.phpXF
VU#336083http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/336083CERT-VNUS Government Resource
MDKSA-2002:052http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2002/MDKSA-2002-052.phpMANDRAKE
8274http://www.osvdb.org/8274OSVDB
RHSA-2002:065http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-065.htmlREDHATPatch Vendor Advisory
RHSA-2003:180http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-180.htmlREDHAT
4742http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4742BID