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CVE-2000-1163 Detail

Current Description

ghostscript before 5.10-16 uses an empty LD_RUN_PATH environmental variable to find libraries in the current directory, which could allow local users to execute commands as other users by placing a Trojan horse library into a directory from which another user executes ghostscript.

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 user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000343
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-041.0.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20001123 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-074.php3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1991 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5564

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:aladdin_enterprises:ghostscript:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:aladdin_enterprises:ghostscript:5.10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:aladdin_enterprises:ghostscript:5.10.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:aladdin_enterprises:ghostscript:5.10cl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:aladdin_enterprises:ghostscript:5.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-1163
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017