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CVE-2007-6211 Detail

Current Description

Send ICMP Nasty Garbage (sing) on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to append to arbitrary files and gain privileges via the -L (output log file) option. NOTE: this issue is only a vulnerability in limited environments, since sing is not installed setuid, and the administrator would need to override a non-setuid default during installation.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/03/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source SREASON 3412 Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20071203 sing (debian) vunlerability? External Source BUGTRAQ 20071204 Re: sing (debian) vunlerability? Exploit External Source BID 26679 External Source XF sing-logfile-privilege-escalation(38822)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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