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CVE-2000-0566

CVE information

Published

22 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

makewhatis in Linux man package allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.1:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.2:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.2:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.2:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.1:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:caldera:openlinux:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.2:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.0:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.1:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:caldera:openlinux:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.0:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.2:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.2:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -