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CVE-2009-0314 Detail

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python module in gedit allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/28/2009

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:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=569214
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-41.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:039
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/26/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33445
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481556
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48271
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg01195.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gedit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0314
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017