Current Description

Race condition in the installation script for Tarantella Enterprise 3 3.01 through 3.20 creates a world-writeable temporary "gunzip" program before executing it, which could allow local users to execute arbitrary commands by modifying the program before it is executed.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 16, 2002
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.2
Exploitability Score1.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationTarantellaTarantella Enterprise3.3.0*******
    2.3ApplicationTarantellaTarantella Enterprise3.3.0.1*******
    2.3ApplicationTarantellaTarantella Enterprise3.3.10*******
    2.3ApplicationTarantellaTarantella Enterprise3.3.11*******
    2.3ApplicationTarantellaTarantella Enterprise3.3.20*******

Vulnerable Software List

Tarantella Tarantella Enterprise 3.3.0,, 3.3.10, 3.3.11, 3.3.20


20020126 Vulnerability report for Tarantella Enterprise 3.
20020404 Exploit for Tarantella Enterprise 3 installation (BID 3966)
tarantella-gunzip-tmp-race(7996) Vendor Advisory
3966 Vendor Advisory