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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4159

Original release date: 11/17/2010
Last revised: 12/09/2010


Untrusted search path vulnerability in metadata/loader.c in Mono 2.8 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.


Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101110 CVE request: mono loading shared libs from cwd
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3059
External Source: BID
Name: 44810
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:240
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=641915
External Source: MLIST
Name: [mono-patches] 20101012 [mono/mono] d3985be4: Search for dllimported shared libs in the base directory, not cwd.
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42174
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mono-project.com/Vulnerabilities#Mono_Runtime_Insecure_Native_Library_Loading
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101110 Re: CVE request: mono loading shared libs from cwd
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101110 Re: CVE request: mono loading shared libs from cwd
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/8e890a3bf80a4620e417814dc14886b1bbd17625
Type: Patch Information

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* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.17
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.18
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.0
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.9.1
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.9
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.4.3
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.4
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.2
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.14
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.0
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.2
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.15
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:1.1.16
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.6.7 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:mono:mono:2.6
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