National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2000-1012
Original release date:12/11/2000
The catopen function in FreeBSD 5.0 and earlier, and possibly other OSes, allows local users to read arbitrary files via the LANG environmental variable.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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External Source: FREEBSD
Type: Advisory; Patch Information