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CVE-2001-0915 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in Berkeley parallel make (pmake) 2.1.33 and earlier allows a local user to gain root privileges via format specifiers in the check argument of a shell definition.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/21/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100638919720975&w=2
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7602.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3572

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0915
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016