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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2953

Original release date: 09/14/2010
Last revised: 09/14/2010


Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Debian GNU/Linux patch for the couchdb script in CouchDB 0.8.0 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted 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 MEDIUM
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=594412
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100825 CVE request: CouchDB insecure library loading (Debian/Ubuntu only)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.nth-dimension.org.uk/blog.php?id=87
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100826 Re: CVE request: CouchDB insecure library loading (Debian/Ubuntu only)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2341
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2107
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100829 Hardening the linker (was Re: CVE request: CouchDB insecure library loading (Debian/Ubuntu only))
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100826 Re: CVE request: CouchDB insecure library loading (Debian/Ubuntu only)
External Source: BID
Name: 42758

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