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CVE-2001-0169 Detail

Description

When using the LD_PRELOAD environmental variable in SUID or SGID applications, glibc does not verify that preloaded libraries in /etc/ld.so.cache are also SUID/SGID, which could allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary files by loading a library from /lib or /usr/lib.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/26/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (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): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/linux/turbolinux/2001-q1/0004.html
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2001-007.0.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-039
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-012.php3?dis=7.2 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_001_glibc_txt.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-002.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/157650 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2223 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5971

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0169
NVD Published Date:
03/26/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017