CVE-2002-0517

Buffer overflow in X11 library (libX11) on Caldera Open UNIX 8.0.0, UnixWare 7.1.1, and possibly other operating systems, allows local users to gain root privileges via a long -xrm argument to programs such as (1) dtterm or (2) xterm.

Score7.2
Access VectorLOCAL
Access ComplexityLOW
AuthenticationNONE
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
Published2002-08-12 12:00:00.000-04
Last Modified2008-09-05 04:28:14.000-04

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Caldera Openunix 8.0
Caldera Unixware 7.1.1

References

SourceLink
CALDERACSSA-2002-SCO.15
BUGTRAQ20020108 xterm exploit in Unixware 7.0.1
XFunixware-openunix-dtterm-bo(7282)
XFx11-xrm-bo(8828)
CERT-VNVU#169059
BUGTRAQ20020108 dtterm exploit in Unixware 7.1.1
BID4502