restore 0.4b15 and earlier in Red Hat Linux 6.2 trusts the pathname specified by the RSH environmental variable, which allows local users to obtain root privileges by modifying the RSH variable to point to a Trojan horse program.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: 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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20001104 Redhat 6.2 restore exploit
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