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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0849

Original release date: 02/08/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

scripts/cronscript.php in SysCP 1.2.15 and earlier does not properly quote pathnames in user home directories, which allows local users to gain privileges by placing shell metacharacters in a directory name, and then using the control panel to protect this directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2568.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.syscp.org/wiki/Security/SyscpOrgAbilityToInjectAndExecuteAnyCodeAsRootInSysCP
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070207 Ability to inject and execute any code as root in SysCP
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 22453
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 33128
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24102

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