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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0265

Original release date: 05/27/2003
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Race condition in SDBINST for SAP database 7.3.0.29 creates critical files with world-writable permissions before initializing the setuid bits, which allows local attackers to gain root privileges by modifying the files before the permissions are changed.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.2 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030507 SAP database local root vulnerability during installation. (fwd)
External Source: BID
Name: 7421
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:sap:sap_db:7.3.29
* cpe:/a:sap:sap_db:7.4.3.7_beta

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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