National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2002-0755 Detail

Current Description

Kerberos 5 su (k5su) in FreeBSD 4.5 and earlier does not verify that a user is a member of the wheel group before granting superuser privileges, which could allow unauthorized users to execute commands as root.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-02:24.k5su.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9125.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4777 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.4:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0755
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008