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CVE-2008-0217 Detail

Description

The script program in FreeBSD 5.0 through 7.0-PRERELEASE invokes openpty, which creates a pseudo-terminal with world-readable and world-writable permissions when it is not run as root, which allows local users to read data from the terminal of the user running script.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/15/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:01.pty.asc Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27284
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019191
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39665

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.0:pre-release:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0217
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017