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CVE-2001-1494 Detail

Description

script command in the util-linux package before 2.11n allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting a hardlink from the typescript log file to any file on the system, then having root execute the script command.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2001

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://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Dec/0122.html
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Dec/0123.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-014.htm
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-782.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16280
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7718
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10723

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10723
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10723

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1494
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017