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CVE-2001-1353 Detail

Description

ghostscript before 6.51 allows local users to read and write arbitrary files as the 'lp' user via the file operator, even with -dSAFER enabled.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/18/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/hp/2001-q4/0069.html
http://marc.info/?l=lprng&m=100083210910857&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2001-112.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-138.html Patch Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1353
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016