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CVE-2000-0829

CVE information

Published

21 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

Impact Analysis

Description

The tmpwatch utility in Red Hat Linux forks a new process for each directory level, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by creating deeply nested directories in /tmp or /var/tmp/..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
2.1/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:redhat:tmpwatch:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:redhat:tmpwatch:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:6.1:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -