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CVE-2000-0703 Detail

Description

suidperl (aka sperl) does not properly cleanse the escape sequence "~!" before calling /bin/mail to send an error report, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the "interactive" environmental variable and calling suidperl with a filename that contains the escape sequence.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/20/2000

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0022.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0086.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0113.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0153.html
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-026.0.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_59.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-048.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1547 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.turbolinux.com/pipermail/tl-security-announce/2000-August/000017.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:5.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:5.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0703
NVD Published Date:
10/20/2000
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2008