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CVE-2014-0476 Detail

Current Description

The slapper function in chkrootkit before 0.50 does not properly quote file paths, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse executable. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when /tmp is not mounted with the noexec option.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/107710
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134484/Chkrootkit-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.chkrootkit.org/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2945
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/04/9 Exploit
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2230-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-05
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38775/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:chkrootkit:chkrootkit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.49
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0476
NVD Published Date:
10/25/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017