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CVE-2001-1022 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in pic utility in groff 1.16.1 and other versions, and jgroff before 1.15, allows remote attackers to bypass the -S option and execute arbitrary commands via format string specifiers in the plot command.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000428
http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-072 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-107
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-004.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/199706 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3103 Exploit Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6918

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.11a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.16.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:jgroff:jgroff:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1022
NVD Published Date:
07/26/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017