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CVE-2000-1108 Detail

Current Description

cons.saver in Midnight Commander (mc) 4.5.42 and earlier does not properly verify if an output file descriptor is a TTY, which allows local users to corrupt files by creating a symbolic link to the target file, calling mc, and specifying that link as a TTY argument.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-11/0192.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20001125 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-078.php3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1945 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5519

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:midnight_commander:midnight_commander:4.5.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-1108
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017