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CVE-2000-1137 Detail

Description

GNU ed before 0.2-18.1 allows local users to overwrite the files of other users via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/09/2001

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000359
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20001129
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-076.php3
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-123.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5723

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-1137
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2001
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018