CVE-2005-0023

Current Description

gnome-pty-helper in GNOME libzvt2 and libvte4 allows local users to spoof the logon hostname via a modified DISPLAY environment variable. NOTE: the severity of this issue has been disputed.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 05, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
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
    2.3ApplicationGnomeLibvte4********
    2.3ApplicationGnomeLibzvt21.4.2.19*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnome Libvte4 *
Gnome Libzvt2 1.4.2.19

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=330907http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=330907MISCExploit
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=317312http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=317312MISC
20051007 gnome-pty-helper writes arbitrary utmp recordshttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112879572407250&w=2BUGTRAQ
17023http://secunia.com/advisories/17023SECUNIAVendor Advisory
15004http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15004BIDExploit
ADV-2005-1931http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1931VUPEN
libzvt-gnomeptyhelper-spoof(22496)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22496XF