CVE-2002-0246

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the message catalog library functions in UnixWare 7.1.1 allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the LC_MESSAGE environment variable to read other message catalogs containing format strings from setuid programs such as vxprint.

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: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
    2.3ApplicationCalderaUnixware7.1.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Caldera Unixware 7.1.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
CSSA-2002-SCO.3ftp://stage.caldera.com/pub/security/unixware/CSSA-2002-SCO.3/CSSA-2002-SCO.3.txtCALDERAPatch Vendor Advisory
20020210 Unixware Message catalog exploit codehttp://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/255414BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory
unixware-msg-catalog-format-string(8113)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8113.phpXFPatch Vendor Advisory
4060http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4060BID