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CVE-2001-0040 Detail

Description

APC UPS daemon, apcupsd, saves its process ID in a world-writable file, which allows local users to kill an arbitrary process by specifying the target process ID in the apcupsd.pid file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/16/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-12/0066.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-077.php3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2070 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5654

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apc:apcupsd:3.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0040
NVD Published Date:
02/16/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017