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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0039

Original release date: 02/07/2014
Last revised: 02/21/2014


Untrusted search path vulnerability in fwsnort before 1.6.4, when not running as root, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse fwsnort.conf 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: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
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: BID
Name: 65341
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/mrash/fwsnort/blob/master/ChangeLog
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2014-1975
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140203 CVE-2014-0039: fwsnort loaded configuration file from cwd when run as a non-root user
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2014-1972
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 102822
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/mrash/fwsnort/commit/fa977453120cc48e1654f373311f9cac468d3348
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

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