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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0618

Original release date: 05/04/2004
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple vulnerabilities in suidperl 5.6.1 and earlier allow a local user to obtain sensitive information about files for which the user does not have appropriate permissions.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=114923 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=203426
External Source: XF
Name: suidperl-obtain-information(15012)
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-431
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 9543

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