National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4648
Original release date:02/19/2010
Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance before 8_0_105 does not properly restrict access to sensitive commands and arguments that run with extra sudo privileges, which allows local administrators to gain privileges via (1) arbitrary arguments in the --file_move action in /usr/local/bin/admin.pl, or a hard link attack in (2) chmod or (3) a certain cp command.
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: XF
External Source: BID
External Source: MISC
- Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)