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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2000-1134

Original release date: 01/09/2001
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Multiple shell programs on various Unix systems, including (1) tcsh, (2) csh, (3) sh, and (4) bash, follow symlinks when processing << redirects (aka here-documents or in-here documents), which allows local users to overwrite files of other users via a symlink attack.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
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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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2000:121
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2000:117
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4047
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2000-069
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2000:350
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-00:76
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 2006
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#10277
External Source: SGI
Name: 20011103-02-P
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: 20001111a
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20001130 [ADV/EXP]: RH6.x root from bash /tmp vuln + MORE
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20001028 tcsh: unsafe tempfile in << redirects
External Source: COMPAQ
Name: SSRT1-41U
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2000:075
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2000-043.0
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLSA-2000:354
External Source: BID
Name: 1926
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20001128 /bin/sh creates insecure tmp files
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2000-042.0

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4047
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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